Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

  • Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

"It's inexcusable. I was happy to see that the sheriff dealt with it swiftly", said Broward Superintendent Robert Runcie.

Israel also labeled as "absolutely untrue" reports that the deputies waited outside even though children were inside the building needing urgent medical treatment.

Policymakers seeking to counter the rise of USA mass shootings after Parkland, Florida, are looking at everything from gun laws to mental health, but there is no obvious legislative fix for the Columbine effect.

The proposals follow consultation between Scott and the parents, teachers and students of Parkland.

Trump proposed measures preventing the mentally ill from obtaining weapons and to "really strengthen up background checks" for gun buyers.

Israel insisted that lapses were being investigated.

"They're looking to get back to be with their kids", Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie told reporters. The agency confirmed it would start the investigation immediately. "He's thrown out of all these schools because he would pick up a chair and just throw it at somebody, a teacher or a student, because he didn't like the way they were talking to him".

President Donald Trump said Friday that Peterson was either a "coward" or "froze under pressure". They still do. It is a Republican-controlled House, Senate and executive branch. "They have gotten gun legislation passed before in favor of gun manufacturers", he said. They could get this done.

The Associated Press obtained a transcript of the phone call, which spanned more than 13 minutes.

The sole armed school resource deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which has a student population of more than 3,000, stood outside the building and did "nothing" as the shooter opened fire on students and teachers, authorities said this week. I don't know what the problem was with him.

Maintenance staff have used power washers to clean up the scene of the attack and have fixed broken windows, but the building where the shooting occurred will remain closed, Runcie said.

"The thing that inspired us to create the march was people saying, 'You are all talking about gun control and this isn't the time to talk about control, this is the time to grieve, the time to mourn, '" Kasky said on "The Ellen Show".