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Where is Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida, the site of Nikolas Cruz’s mass shooting?

Students are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland (Picture: AP)

Tragic news swept across the US again with 17 people reportedly being killed and up to 50 injured after a shooting at a school in Florida.

Former student Nicolas Cruz has been taken into custody on suspicion of carrying out the massacre on Wednesday, authorities said.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a public school of around 3,000 students outside Boca Raton, will be closed for the rest of the week, according to Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie.