Florida high school shooting: Multiple people injured

Posted at 3:19 PM, Feb 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-14 15:19:00-05

Authorities said there are victims in a shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. At least 20 people are injured, according to rescue workers.

The shooting occurred at Stoneman Douglas High School and is considered an active shooting situation.

The incident began Wednesday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. Eastern. Several students were believed to still be inside shortly after 3 p.m.

 The status of the shooter has not been announced by police. As of 3:15 p.m., it was believed the shooter may still be inside the school building.

It's an active investigation and much of the area around the school is blocked off to the public.

#BSO is working a developing incident regarding a report of active shooter located at 5901 Pine Island Rd, Parkland. Here's what we know so far: deputies are responding to reports of a shooting at Stoneman Douglas High. There are reports of victims. PIO will be on scene 3:15pm.

— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018

WFTS in Tampa is carrying live coverage on its Facebook page. WPTV in West Palm Beach has a television crew on the way to the scene.