Student says teacher locked door when gunfire began

Ninth grader Max Charles said his teacher locked the door to their classroom when the gunfire began. (WPEC)

A ninth grader at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School said the teacher locked the door to their classroom when the gunfire began.

Harris Katz told WPEC reporter Yaremi Farinas said he spent an hour in the closet.


The Broward Sheriff's Office is interviewing and releasing students to their parents at a Marriott Hotel.

The school shooting left 17 people dead. The suspected gunman, Nikolas Cruz, is in custody.


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