How Indiana politicians reacted to the Florida school shooting

Posted at 6:29 AM, Feb 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-15 07:16:30-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Seventeen people were killed in a mass shooting Wednesday at a Florida high school. 

The shooting happened at around 2:30 p.m., at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The suspect, 18-year-old Nikolas Cruz was taken into custody about an hour after the shooting. He is a former student of the school, according to the local sheriff. 

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Indiana Sens. Joe Donnelly and Todd Young, as well as representatives from the state, have shared their feelings about the shooting. Here's how they responded:

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