In 2018, social media post can provide a first-person account of what the scene was like for students and staff as they waited for police to arrive at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.\nAs the shooting carried out by former student Nikolas Cruz begun, students took to their cell phones to communicate with family members and loved ones - they also had very sobering images and video to share from inside the high school.\nREAD ALSO: Heres Everything We Know So Far About The Mass Shooting In Florida\nVideo and tweets documented the moments just after some shots were fired.\nOne of the first posts came from student Aidan Minoff\nI am in a school shooting right now...\n— Aidan Minoff (@TheCaptainAidan) February 14, 2018\nThe flood of posts that came after document the tragedy as it unfolds.\nThis is extremely sensitive content, and not for everybody.\nStill, there is an importance to seeing these stories first-hand to help the severity of gun violence sink in for some folks.\nTurn away now if these social media shares could hit you too hard.\n@freedom_eagle_76embedded via\nView this post on Instagram Tragic loss 🙇🏾🙏🏾.. The first two videos are horrifying to watch, especially as a parent. #repost #marjorystonemandouglas #schoolshooting #parkland #florida A post shared by EagleClouds1 (@eagleclouds1) on Feb 15, 2018 at 4:31am PST\nView this post on Instagram Breaking: Police respond to reports of shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida. . 3,000 students. Shooter still at large. Situation ongoing . • Update 12:57pm PST: Reports coming out that shooter might of fled scene by mixing in with students. . Early reports: 3 students dead, 20 wounded. . • Update: 1:16pm PST: Shooter is now in custody. . • Update: 1:47pm PST: Officials have said there are “14 victims” but did not confirm number of fatalities or the extent of the victims injuries. . • Update 2:05pm PST: Miami Herald updates suspected shooter as 19-year-old Nicolas de Jesus Cruz, a former student. . Jim Gard, a math teacher at the school, told the Miami Herald that Cruz had been banned from bringing backpacks to school because of his troubling behavior. . Update: Authorities have confirmed 17 killed and 14 still hospitalized. A post shared by unXnown (@un.xnown) on Feb 14, 2018 at 12:43pm PST\nView this post on Instagram *Warning Graphic* Swipe for full story 👉 What’s you opinion on the recent events that have unfolded in Florida? ————————————— The Broward County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that 17 people lost their lives in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The shooter is in police custody and has been identified as Nikolaus Cruz, 19. - The last mass school shooting in the UK happened in 1996. It sparked stricter gun laws. There haven’t been any major school shootings in the last 22 years. The US has already had 12 school shootings, including one of the worst in US history, in the first six weeks of 2018. Check story for recent article 🔗 ______________________________ #WashedNews #BreakingNews #SchoolShooting #Florida #Parkland #Majory #NikolasCruz #News #MarjoryStonemanDouglas #TrendingNow #Shocking #Footage #Warning #GraphicContent #Article #Report #SwipeLeft #GunControl #MentalHealthAwareness #Politicians #FalseFlag #Conspiracy #Controversy #SecondAmendment #ThoughtsAndPrayers #AbcNews #Thoughts #Opinions #CommentBelow #WhatDoYouThink A post shared by WASHED (@wxshd) on Feb 15, 2018 at 2:51am PST\n@thedoubleo420showembedded via\nMy school is being shot up and I am locked inside. I’m fucking scared right now. pic.twitter.com/mjiEmPvGNb\n— Aidan Minoff (@TheCaptainAidan) February 14, 2018\nMy little brother just sent me this video of the swat team evacuating his classroom at stoneman douglas. So scary but glad he's safe. @nbc6 @CBSMiami @NBCNews @wsvn @CBSNews pic.twitter.com/XNTtra221q\n— Melody (@Melody_Ball) February 14, 2018\nLove each other. You may never know when it may be the last day you meet someone. pic.twitter.com/cckEDvre0r\n— Aidan Minoff (@TheCaptainAidan) February 14, 2018\nThis tragic incident of unprecidented violence has become one of the worst shootings in modern US history.\nWe will continue to update these posts as more information is available.