Parkland Florida School Shooting ‘leaves At Least 17 Dead'

3 months ago
A gunman, named as Nicolas de Jesus Cruz, 19, has been arrested after opening fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida 
Authorities report at least 17 casualties at the school while up to 50 were injured in the shooting
Some students barricaded themselves inside their classrooms while others were seen sprinting away from the school as police and SWAT teams swarmed the building
At around 4pm, two hours after he first opened fire, police took the suspected gunman into custody 
Police described him as a former student and ex-member of the JROTC
A student who claims to know Cruz said the suspected gunman was a 'troubled kid' and obsessed with guns 
'I stayed clear of him. I didn't want to cause any conflict with him because of the impression he gave off' 

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