Officials Report 17-dead In South Florida High-School Shooting

A former student has killed 17-people at a South Florida High School, according to The Broward County Sheriff's Office.

It happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Fl. just before 3pm Wednesday.

As CTV News reports, the shooter has been identified as 19-year-old Nicolas Cruz.. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told reporters the shooter was taken into custody without incident about an hour after he left the school.

Cruz is reported to have used an AR-15 rifle in the shooting.

— with files from CTV News.