Media: gunman in school in Florida tried to escape, lost in the crowd

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Opened fire in the school in Florida teen tried to flee the scene, lost in the crowd, according to CNN, citing a source in law enforcement bodies.

According to the police sources, the gunman was arrested when he tried to mingle with the crowd of pupils of the school. Earlier, the Sheriff announced that police arrested 19-year-old Nicholas Cruz, who was excluded from school for breaches of discipline. It is reported that at the time of arrest he was unarmed. As previously reported by the County Sheriff, the crime scene was discovered the rifle the AR-15 and a large number of clips.

As eyewitnesses, about 10 minutes before the end of school sounded the first fire alarm, then he heard the shots.

The shooting happened in a school in the town of Parkland, 60 km to the North from Miami on Wednesday afternoon. According to the latest data, 17 people died.

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