A Florida high school is under lockdown and police are on the scene after reports of shots fired and potential victims, officials said Wednesday.
The scene, according to a tweet from the Broward Sheriff's Office, was still active and the shooter is still at large.
#BSO is working a developing incident regarding a report of active shooter located at 5901 Pine Island Rd, Parkland. Here's what we know so far: deputies are responding to reports of a shooting at Stoneman Douglas High. There are reports of victims. PIO will be on scene 3:15pm.1:53 PM - Feb 14, 2018
Dispatch at the sheriff's office confirmed the school was on lockdown and police were on location.
Coral Springs Police asked the public to avoid the area of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, saying it was an active scene.
Coral Springs Police✔@CoralSpringsPD
AVOID THE AREA - Do not attempt to get to the school this perimeter is LOCKED down. https://twitter.com/wsvn/status/963861452678246401 …1:46 PM - Feb 14, 2018
Authorities also said students and teachers should remain barricaded in the school until they could be reached by police.
According to WSVN, the Margate Fire Rescue team described the scene as a mass casualty incident, which reportedly means at least 20 people were injured.
The is a developing story; please check back for updates.