One student injured in Florida high school shooting

One student injured in Florida high school shooting

One person was injured and a suspect has been arrested.

The student was shot in the ankle, said Kevin Christian, Marion Public Schools spokesman.

One person is injured and a suspect has been arrested following a shooting Friday morning at Forest High School in Marion County.

The unfolding incident comes on 19 years to the day after the shooting massacre at Columbine High School. The injured student was taken to a local hospital.

No other details were immediately available.


SWAT now is doing a secondary sweep of the school. The boy told Oliver the shooter was standing in the hallway and shot at a closed classroom door.

The school is being evacuated, and students are being taken to First Baptist Church of Ocala where parents can pick them up. The students were being transported to the church by bus.

Students from more than 2,500 schools across the country will stream out of class Friday as part of a National School Walkout to demand action on gun reform.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office asked people to stay away from the area as the investigation continues. Parents rushed to the school to pick up rattled children, only to be directed elsewhere by Sheriff's deputies.

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