The Sheriff confirmed the death of 17 people in a shooting at an American school
Moscow. 15 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the Victims of the shooting in an American high school in Parkland, Florida were 17 people, said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel.
“I have great sorrow report that 17 people died,” he told reporters.
According to Israel, 12 people were killed at the school, two died near the school, one person was killed on the road near the school, two more died in hospital.
The Sheriff also confirmed that the suspect — 19-year-old Nicolas Cruz, “he is in custody”. He noted that Cruz was formerly a student of the school, but was expelled for disciplinary reasons.
17 confirmed dead in #Florida #school #shooting. 19yo ex-student arrested, had rifle & “countless rounds”. #7News pic.twitter.com/jU2IgeEn0R
— Paul Kadak (@PaulKadak) 14 Feb 2018
During the download an error has occurred.
Earlier, the TV channel CNN, citing law enforcement officials reported that at least 16 people were killed in the shooting. The County Sherrif’s office Broward reported that 14 were hospitalized.
According to preliminary information, the suspect used a firearm like the AR-15 223 caliber (AR-15 — American semi-automatic rifle — if).