PARKLAND, Fla. - More than a dozen students were injured in a school shooting in South Florida on Wednesday.
Central Florida leaders, law enforcement agencies, and national and state leaders, began reacting to the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on social media.
Broward County deputies said 17 people were injured and other injured when Nikolas Cruz, 19, opened fire on school grounds.
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
Heartbreaking what families at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, are going through right now. We are all praying for them and our heroic law enforcement officials as they resolve this developing situation.— Rep Stephanie Murphy (@RepStephMurphy) 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
Our thoughts and prayers are with the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, their families, the first responders and the entire community. pic.twitter.com/niaSt2KTlx— CasselberryPolice (@Casselberry_PD) February 14, 2018
Praying for a speedy resolution to this horrific incident, and hoping no innocent people or first responders are injured 🙏 https://t.co/BxHuMN4Ipt— Polk County Sheriff (@PolkCoSheriff) February 14, 2018
Our hearts are with families of those lost today and all those who are currently dealing with this tragedy. https://t.co/iH0BW5BA0e— cocoapolice (@cocoapolice) February 14, 2018
May the surviving victims, their families and their loved ones, and every student and staff member find the strength to pull through this. May those who lost their lives rest in peace. @BrowardSheriff and all responding to this tragedy: We are with you. #StonemanShooting— Volusia Co. Sheriff (@VolusiaSheriff) February 14, 2018
We just had a moment of silence on the floor of the Florida House. No words are adequate to lessen the pain. We pray for the victims and families affected. May God comfort them and guide us. #MarjoryStonemanDouglas— Richard Corcoran (@richardcorcoran) 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
My heart is heavy over the school shooting in Florida. Keeping all affected in my thoughts & prayers.— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) February 14, 2018
Heartbreaking to see the incident at Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida. Our city is ready to provide any support and assistance that we can to Parkland and Coral Springs.— Mayor Buddy Dyer (@orlandomayor) February 14, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims of today's senseless shooting, as well as the first responders, teachers and faculty that prevented more loss of life.— Clermont Police (@ClermontPD) February 14, 2018
Saddened, angered, and devastated over the news out of #BrowardCounty this afternoon. Our thoughts are with the families and victims of those involved.— BCFRpio (@BCFRpio) February 14, 2018
We are saddened to hear of the number of people who’ve lost thier lives in this tragedy. Keeping all of these individuals, their families and members of this community in our thoughts. #StonemanShooting https://t.co/5ODBtVFymA— Seminole County S.O. (@SeminoleSO) February 14, 2018
We are so very sorry for the tragedy that occurred this afternoon at the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Our hearts are with the families of the victims; our thoughts are with the many first responders and officers called to the scene.— Daytona Beach Police (@DBCops1) February 15, 2018
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