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UPDATE: 2/15 11:00 AM EST
UPDATE: 2/15 9:30 AM EST
President Trump will address the nation at 11 AM, February 15th.
UPDATE: 2/15 8:00 AM EST
President Trump called for flags to be flown half-staff across the nation for 5 days and released the following statement:
Our Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones in the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on February 14, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, February 19, 2018. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this fifteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-second.
UPDATE: 2/14 6:30 PM EST
17 fatalities have been reported.
15 others were injured.
UPDATE: 2/14 4:30 PM EST
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said that the gunman in a Florida high school shooting was in police custody, but warned the scene remains active.
Officials have described the scene at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland as a mass casualty incident. There are multiple fatalities, but the situation is fluid and no number has yet been given. At least 20 people are injured.
President Trump tweeted: “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.
The president confirmed he has spoken to Florida Governor Rick Scott, and said the White House is “working closely with law enforcement” regarding this tragic episode.
For the families, loved ones and friends of those who have lost their lives in the school shooting.
For the recovery of those who have been injured.
For law enforcement as they investigate this tragedy and the shooter’s motives.
For the family of the person taken into custody.
For President Trump’s heart of concern for the victims and their families.