• Friday, May 20, 2022

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Florida school shooting: Indian American student among those injured

Massacre: A man placed in handcuffs is led by police near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following a shooting incident in Parkland, Florida

By: Rithika Siddhartha

AN INDIAN American student is among those injured in a shooting in a Florida school where a a former student armed with a rifle opened fire, killing at least 17 people. Fifteen people were killed at the school itself and 17 were taken to hospital, two of whom died of their wounds, the police said. One of those killed was a football coach, and one student injured was a deputy sheriff’s son. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel identified the gunman as Nikolas Cruz, 19, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland who had been expelled for…

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