WATCH LIVE: Updates from school shooting in Florida

WATCH LIVE: Updates from school shooting in Florida

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A school shooting in Florida on Wednesday afternoon left 17 people dead.

President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Thursday morning, saying, "Our entire nation, with one heavy heart, is praying for the victims and their families."

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Nikolas Cruz, 19, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years, according to the Associated Press.

It was the nation's deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, more than five years ago.


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