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These students are fighting for their lives after Parkland school massacre

Broward County Sheriff on death of Coach Aaron Feis: 'He did it protecting others'

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel spoke during a press conference Thursday about Aaron Feis, who died Wednesday night after being critically injured after jumping in front of shooter Nikolas Cruz to protect students. Feis was an assistant footba
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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel spoke during a press conference Thursday about Aaron Feis, who died Wednesday night after being critically injured after jumping in front of shooter Nikolas Cruz to protect students. Feis was an assistant footba

NOTE: Here is a list of confirmed fatalities.

Seventeen people were killed and 15 were wounded.

Here are some of the people still fighting for their lives after Wednesday’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland:

▪  Ben Wikander, a senior, was undergoing surgery Thursday, according to friends on social media.

A family friend posted that “he has not been in contact with anyone.”

“His parents used ‘Find My iPhone’ and his phone is at the hospital. His father arrived at the hospital but they are not able to provide any info,” wrote Mandy Sheridan.

▪  Maddy Wilford, a Stoneman Douglas High basketball player, was shot several times Wednesday and underwent her third surgery on Thursday, friends said.

▪  Rachel Alaya was reported missing since Wednesday and has yet to be located.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is withholding the full list of names of victims until all family members are notified.

This story will be continually updated as more information becomes available.

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