ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
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(Parkland, Florida: Victor Oquendo) The deadly school shooting rampage in Florida by gunman Nikolas† Cruz with many dead featured; scenes & photos shown from inside & outside the school in Parkland with police audio played with students leaving, police & the wounded being cared for. [Voice of WITNESS, students' MOTHERS, STUDENTS, school OFFICIAL - describe what happened inside.] The casualty figures, the police presence discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) A statement from Broward County Sheriff Scott Isreal presented. [ISRAEL - calls this a catastrophic day for the county at this huge school with the shooter in custody, how his triplets went to this school.]
(Studio: David Muir) Interview held with student Gabriella Figueroa about the shooting. [Voice of FIGUEROA - recounts what happened as the shooting began, what she did inside the school.]
(Studio: David Muir) This year's school shooting statistics cited.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) What is known about shooter Cruz reviewed; scenes shown from the school; mass shootings statistics cited. [ISRAEL - recounts where Cruz was found & arrested.]
(Studio: David Muir; studio: Brad Garrett) The significance of Cruz being a former student at the school discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Denver: Clayton Sandell) The issue of school safety & the realities of casualties in school shootings reviewed; statistics cited; scenes shown of school drills & police/fire officers training. [FIREMAN - cites the lessons of Columbine.]
(Studio: David Muir; White House: Cecilia Vega) A tweet from President Trump about the school shooting in Florida & his past remarks about guns discussed,
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