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Stunning Photos Show Students Using Classroom Doors to Barricade Themselves From School Shooter

On Friday, at Forest High School in Ocala, FL, students built towering barricades against their classroom doors as a school shooter roamed the halls.

At the very same time, the National School Walkout sent thousands of students across the country out of doors.

The shooting at Forest High injured one 17-year-old student in the ankle. The student was transported to the hospital and a 19-year-old suspect was taken – without a struggle – into custody, The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Meanwhile, photos of the barricades students had erected made their way across social media as the walkout continued elsewhere in the country:

“It’s a shame what society has come to in that we even have to be here on a school campus. Society has changed since I was in school,” Billy Woods, Marion County Sheriff, told CNN. “We as a whole need to do something. My emotions are running rampant.”

[featured image via Jake Mailhiot]

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