Video Shows Moment Florida High School Shooter Gets Taken Down By Police

Our hearts are heavy this morning as 17 people were brutally murdered by 19-year old former student who had been expelled. 

A former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school  Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending hundreds of students  fleeing into the streets 

The shooter, Nikolas Cruzwho was equipped with a gas mask and smoke grenades, set off a  fire alarm to draw students out of classrooms shortly before the day ended at one of the state's largest schools in Parkland, Florida.

The 19-year-old suspect had been kicked out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

This is the nation's deadliest school shooting since  a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

The video below shows police take down the suspect in  the South Florida High School Shooting: