Video: Suspected Florida school shooter led away in handcuffs after dozens injured, possible deaths

The moment the suspected shooter was taken out of a police car and put onto a stretcher shows the man in handcuffs. 

The Boward County Sheriffs tweeted there are 14 victims who have been taken to hospital. Fatalities have not yet been confirmed but Broward County Public Schools superintendent Robert Runcide said there were "numerous fatalities".

Multiple sources reporting gunman is now in custody. 

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Children hiding in closets after gunman injured multiple victims in Florida shooting

Watch the live view of the outisde the scene on 1 NEWS' Facebook page. 

Children are currently in lockdown at a Florida school after a gunman has reportedly injured multiple people.

"All of a sudden there was a really loud noise…..people are crying in the closet," a student texted newsite CBS4's Rick Folbaum.

CBS4 reported the school was in lockdown from 3pm (local time), but some students were walking out of the school with their hands in the air.
The Margate Fire Department estimate 20 to 50 people may be injured.

White House Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said: "We are moitoring the situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected."

Another student has told news site WSVN they thought there was a fire drill: "But then word started going around that it was shots and not just like something else, everyone just started running towards the canal."

It is estimated between 20-50 people are injured. There are no confirmed casualties currently. 

There are reports the gunman has been caught. 


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'People are banding together, that's what Tonga does best' - Clean up begins in cyclone-hit Tonga

The New Zealand airforce Orion is surveying the damage after Tropical Cyclone Gita tore through Tonga on Monday night.

1 NEWS Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver told TVNZ1's Breakfast this morning, "Some areas are a lot worse hit than others" following the disaster.

The Orion's bird's eye view of the affected areas lets the Tongan authorities know which areas to provide aid to first.

The storm also pounded Fiji's southernmost islands. Source: 1 NEWS

"People are banding together - that's what Tonga does best so people are going to neighbours' houses and so forth," she said. 

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand will contribute a further $1.5 million to help with the emergency response and early recovery efforts in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Gita.

The money is on top of the $750,000 that the Government has already contributed to the relief efforts.

Pacific correspondent Ms Dreaver was sheltering on the floor during Cyclone Gita before it got flooded. Source: 1 NEWS

"A picture of the extent of damage caused by Cyclone Gita is emerging and it is clear a big response and clean-up job lies ahead. We are here to help our neighbours get through this," Mr Peters said.

Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver reports the relief effort after Cyclone Gita. Source: 1 NEWS