heard so many gunshots, at least like six. They were very close,"
said she is still on lockdown in a classroom on the second floor. Her
stepsister is also on lockdown in a different classroom, she said.
just started freaking out," a student told CNN affiliate WSVN.
all thought it was a fire drill because we had one previously today,"
he said. "And we thought it was, so no one was that nervous, but then
word started going around that it was shots and not just, like,
something else, everyone just started running towards the canal."
Rozenblat told CNN that her daughter safely evacuated the school and
was taking shelter at a nearby Walmart.
was very nervous, she said that she could hear the person who was shot
crying out for help, and was just a nervous wreck," Rozenblat said.
of law enforcement vehicles are on site, including one tank, along with
a team of heavily armed law enforcement officers. Agents from the Miami
office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are
responding to the scene, a spokesman said.
is a city of more than 20,000 people outside Boca Raton in Broward
County, Florida. Stoneman Douglas High School had an enrollment of
about 3,100 students in the 2015-16 year, according to the National
Center for Education Statistics.
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