PARKLAND, Fla.—Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivors are filing a civil rights lawsuit against Broward County school officials and sheriff’s office personnel, according to WPEC, the CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach.
The lawsuit alleges the survivors’ constitutional rights were violated by some government entities and school officials in the aftermath of the shooting, WPEC reported.
The lawsuit lists multiple defendants, including Andrew Medina, an unarmed school safety monitor; Superintendent Robert Runcie; Capt. Jan Jordan, the deputy in charge of the Parkland scene; Scot Peterson, the former deputy at the center of the department's response to the shooting; Sheriff Scott Israel and Broward County, according to WPEC.
Fifteen students are also part of the lawsuit. Only two are named and the rest are identified by their initials, WPEC said.
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