While a shooter rampaged through Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, the school's armed cop (who was a Broward County Sheriff's Deputy) and three of his deputy colleagues were hiding behind a police car outside the school.
Earlier reports mentioned that the school cop, Scot Peterson, had resigned when word got out that he'd done nothing to stop the shooter; but it turns out that it wasn't just him -- literally every "good guy with a gun" at the school hid quietly while the shooter murdered 17 people and injured 15 others.
When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 in the midst of the school shooting crisis, many officers were surprised to find not only that Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, the armed school resource officer, had not entered the building, but that three other Broward County Sheriff's deputies were also outside the school and had not entered, Coral Springs sources tell CNN. The deputies had their pistols drawn and were behind their vehicles, the sources said, and not one of them had gone into the school.
Sources: Coral Springs police upset at some Broward deputies for not entering school [Jake Tapper/CNN]
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