Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy took to the Senate floor as the tragedy unfolded to slam congressional inaction on gun control.
For 30 minutes, the teacher and the students waited in fear until they heard SWAT officers securing the room.
Freshman Kayden Hanafi said he heard two gunshots and saw people running out of another building on campus. Dozens of police and emergency services personnel swarmed the area immediately. I hope In this darkest of times back home this brings everyone together and we can find love.
Sen. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) replied to Trump, inviting the president to "get off his ass" and work with lawmakers to "do something" about mass shootings in the U.S.
One unidentified student recalling the horrific scene, seeing her teacher shot.
The Herald continued, Feis graduated from Douglas High in 1999 and has worked at the school for his entire coaching career, according to his bio on the school's website.
They were told to put their backpacks in a pile and move away. "There were just trails of blood", she said.
There was a shooter on campus and there was no time - that's all she knew.
And then he got the news. Students reportedly recognized him during the assault.
After the hail of gunfire, the 19-year-old gunman, and former student of the school, walked out of the school.
It was named after the Everglades environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Wearing a gas mask, he then opened fire with an AR-15 machine gun and shot countless rounds of ammunition, reported police.
"This is a catastrophic, an unbelievably catastrophic day in Broward County history".
Israel said earlier Cruz may have been enrolled at Taravella High School in Coral Springs after his expulsion but the sheriff did not know if Cruz still attended Taravella.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott told reporters Wednesday evening he can't imagine what the families of the victims are going through.
Israel, Iran and the war for Syria
Moreover, capitulation to Israel's policy would have repercussions for Hezbollah and Iran's ability to embolden its ally. Loss of F-16 was confirmed by Israeli authorities.
Amazon shares rise as it prepares to axe hundreds of jobs
Some employees have already been informed, while others will be told in the coming weeks, a source told the newspaper. Many companies wait until it's too late to perform vital restructuring efforts but Amazon isn't most companies .
Modi lays foundation stone for a Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi
He was flown into Ramallah by Jordanian Air Force Helicopter after the first-ever visit to Jordan where he met King Abdullah. For now, India is 79 per cent dependent on crude imports to meet its oil needs, of which 8 per cent is supplied by the UAE .
Syria conflict: 'Russians killed' in USA air strikes
The Kremlin and the Russian Defence Ministry have refused to comment on media reports on Russian private contractors in Syria . Lavrov also reiterated that Russian Federation remains in favor of Kurdish participation in the Syrian peace process.
South African police raid house of Gupta family
The EFF has, however, written to the National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete, requesting that Sona be brought forward. It is unclear whether Zuma is trying to strike an amnesty deal or if he is digging in his heels.
'Some immigrants too lazy to sign up for DACA'
A California judge issued a similar nationwide order requiring the Trump administration to continue the DACA program last month. Republicans and Democrats spent part of Tuesday fighting over which proposals would be brought up for initial Senate votes.
Kylie Jenner has hired help for baby Stormi
However, her little girl was nowhere to be seen as she headed away from the vehicle with her friend following soon after. When Kylie Jenner gave birth to her daughter, fans had been speculating for a long time that she had a baby on the way.