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Gunman surrenders after killing five in central Florida bank- police

The 21-year-old suspect, identified as Zephen Xaver, called 911 dispatchers and said he had shot five people inside the bank authorities said.

Jan 24, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

Gunman kills three, injures many inside yoga studio in Florida

The suspect opened fire at people before training the gun himself and pulling the trigger.

Nov 03, 2018, 06:30 AM IST

Florida mass shooting: At least 3 dead, including gunman, 13 injured at gaming tournament

The shooting took place during an ongoing video game tournament at a pizza place.

Aug 27, 2018, 07:05 AM IST

Florida lawmakers pass gun-school safety bill three weeks after massacre

Florida lawmakers, spurred by last month`s deadly high school shooting, gave final passage on Wednesday to a bill to raise the legal age for buying rifles, impose a three-day waiting period on all gun sales and allow the arming of some school employees.

Mar 08, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

Watch how Barcelona players paid tribute to Florida shooting hero Anthony Borges

In a moving tribute to Florida shooting hero Anthony Borges, Spanish giants Barcelona have sent away a club t-shirt signed by their players in recognition of the 15-year-old's bravery.

Mar 02, 2018, 18:18 PM IST

Classes to resume at Florida high school two weeks after massacre

Students and teachers traumatized by one of the deadliest U.S. mass shootings ever were due back in classes on Wednesday for the first time since a gunman killed 17 people in their Florida high school two weeks ago.

Feb 28, 2018, 16:10 PM IST

Donald Trump vows to find long-term solution to end gun violence

President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed to find a long-term solution to stop growing gun violence in America.

Feb 22, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

‘I hear you’: When US President Donald Trump used notes to empathise with Florida school shooting survivors

The meeting included six students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and educators were slain.

Feb 22, 2018, 10:24 AM IST

Florida shooting: Donald Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres

Trump voiced support for the idea during an emotional White House meeting with students who survived the shooting.

Feb 22, 2018, 06:23 AM IST

Florida shooting: Students take out march, urge lawmakers to ban assault rifles

Gun violence on public school and college campuses has become commonplace in the United States in the last several years.

Feb 22, 2018, 00:37 AM IST

No idea we had a monster under our roof: Couple who took in Florida gunman

The couple who took in Florida school shooter described him as quirky but pleasant, saying they had no idea they had a "monster living under our roof."

Feb 19, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

'Shame on you!' Florida school shootout survivor to US President Donald Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump on Saturday over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, as hundreds rallied in Florida to demand urgent action on gun control.

Feb 18, 2018, 07:00 AM IST

Florida school shooting: Indian-American teacher hailed for saving lives of students

A quick-acting Indian-American maths teacher is being hailed for saving the lives of her students during the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

Feb 17, 2018, 10:15 AM IST

FBI warned about Florida gunman but failed to act

The information about Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behaviour was not handled appropriately by the FBI and no action was taken.

Feb 17, 2018, 00:37 AM IST

Thousands mourn victims of Florida school shooting

Nikolas Cruz, an expelled student, had killed at least 17 people in one of the worst mass shootings in US history.

Feb 16, 2018, 13:25 PM IST

US politician promises similar weapon as used in Florida shooting as raffle prize

A US congressional candidate in the Midwestern state of Kansas held firm that he plans to give away the same type of weapon used in the Florida school shooting as a campaign raffle prize. Republican Tyler Tannahill's campaign promised to hand out a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle in the free raffle, organised prior to yesterday's shooting.

Feb 16, 2018, 09:47 AM IST

Florida shooting: FBI was warned about Nikolas Cruz in September

"I'm going to be a professional school shooter," the alleged Florida shooting accused Nikolas Cruz had said once.

Feb 16, 2018, 08:10 AM IST

Florida shooting: Seek help if you feel 'confused or scared', Trump urges kids

Without mentioning anything about gun laws in the country, US President Donald Trump on Thursday urged children to seek help if they feel "lost, alone, confused or even scared."

Feb 16, 2018, 08:07 AM IST

Accused Florida high school gunman charged with 17 murders

A 19-year-old man who had been expelled from his Florida high school was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday.

Feb 16, 2018, 00:04 AM IST

Florida school shooter: A gun-loving troubled teenager with 'very disturbing' ideas

On Wednesday after, Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old expelled student, opened fire at his former school – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. The terrifying incident left 17 dead.

Feb 15, 2018, 14:29 PM IST