PARKLAND, Fla. - Social media has been extremely active following the news of a possible active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Law enforcement authorities and public officials are doing their best to keep the area informed, and those who were apparently inside the school have charted their harrowing experience on various social media platforms.
Here are some of the posts from shortly after the shooting.
WARNING: Some social media may contain strong language.
That school is two miles from my house. My God. — Cupcake (@RunTammiRun) February 14, 2018
So far we have at least 14 victims. Victims have been and continue to be transported to Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health North hospital. #StonemanShooting — Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018
My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the terrible Florida shooting. No child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 14, 2018
Worried parents of Douglas HS students, while this is Parkland scene (handled by BSO) we are assisting. We understand you are worried for your children (and nearby Middle School children, which was put on lock down as a precaution). — Coral Springs Police (@CoralSpringsPD) February 14, 2018
Parkland is an idyllic community. Tragedies like this occur everywhere. School shootings occur everywhere. This is horrific. https://t.co/ygR6Z5gmgN — Rep. Ted Deutch (@RepTedDeutch) February 14, 2018
Just spoke with @POTUS about shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. My thoughts and prayers are with the students, their families and the entire community. We will continue to receive briefings from law enforcement and issue updates. — Rick Scott (@FLGovScott) February 14, 2018
Praying for everyone at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Just spoke with Broward Undersheriff to ensure they have everything they need. And just spoke to FBI to make sure all federal resources are being made available to help. Will continue to monitor closely. — Bill Nelson (@SenBillNelson) February 14, 2018
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