Breaking: School shooting in Ocala, Florida


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    OCALA, Fla. - One student was shot in the leg at a high school in Ocala, Florida, according to reports from the scene.

    The shooting was reported at Forest High School at 5000 SE Maricamp Road.

    According to reports, the accused gunman was taken into custody and the campus is on lockdown.

    "We're asking the citizens to avoid the area," deputies said on Facebook. "Parents please stand by for further direction from the school on how to pick up your children."

    The Columbine High School shooting took place April 20, 1999. Many schools across the country are holding walkouts to protest gun violence. Students in Marion County, where the high school is located, have been told not to take part in the walkouts.



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