Sheriff's Office Reports 17 People Dead In South Florida High School Shooting

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Updated at 7:37 p.m. ET The Broward County, Fla., sheriff said 17 people are dead in the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the city of Parkland, northwest of Fort Lauderdale. He said a suspect is in custody. In a news conference, Sheriff Scott Israel said 12 of the victims were found inside the school building and two were found outside. Another victim was found on the street, and two people died at the hospital. Israel identified the suspect as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , a former student who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons. The sheriff said the shooter used an AR-15 rifle and had "multiple magazines." Israel said investigators already have examined the suspect's statements on social media, calling them "very,...

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Sheriff's Office Reports 17 People Dead In South Florida High School Shooting

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