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Florida school shooting leaves families distraught

A former student opened fire at a South Florida high school, killing at least 17 before authorities caught the teen about a mile away.

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People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school on Feb. 14, 2018 in Parkland, Florida.

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Parents wait for news after reports of the shooting.
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A law enforcement officer rushes toward the school.
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Medical personnel tend to a victim.
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A family reunites following the shooting.
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Students walk away after being released from lockdown.
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An armored police vehicle arrives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
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People wait for loved ones.
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Students walk away after the shooting.
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Medical personnel tend to a victim.
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Students embrace outside the school.
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A law enforcement officer directs traffic outside the school.
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Medical personnel tend to a victim.
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People wait to hear from students.
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Families gather to wait for students under an expressway.
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A young woman is hugged outside the school.
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Students are released from the lockdown.
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Family members embrace.
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A police officer comforts a woman.

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