Skip to main content

More than a dozen people were killed in a shooting on Wednesday afternoon at a high school about an hour northwest of Miami, a law enforcement official said. The Broward County Public Schools confirmed at least 17 people killed.

Open this photo in gallery:

People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school that killed and injured multiple people in Parkland, Florida.Joe Raedle

1 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

Concerned family members gather at Coral Springs Drive and the Sawgrass Expressway, just south of the campus following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.Amy Beth Bennett

2 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

Waiting for word from students parents and family gather at Coral Springs Drive and the Sawgrass Expressway just south of the campus following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.Amy Beth Bennett

3 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is seen after a shooting at the school that killed and injured multiple people in Parkland, Florida.Joe Raedle

4 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

A law enforcement officer rushes toward Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following a shooting at the school in Parkland, Fla.John McCall

5 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

People wait for loved ones as they are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school that reportedly killed and injured multiple people in Parkland, Florida.Joe Raedle

6 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

Students released from a lockdown are overcome with emotion following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.John McCall

7 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

Fire Rescue personnel work the scene at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school that killed and injured multiple people in Parkland, Florida.Joe Raedle

8 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

Students react following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.MICHELE EVE SANDBERG

9 of 10
Open this photo in gallery:

Students are evacuated by police from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., after a shooter opened fire on the campus.Mike Stocker

10 of 10

Interact with The Globe