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Remembering the victims of the Parkland mass shooting

County officials release list of deceased victims.

by Milena Mikael-Debass
Feb 16 2018, 1:28pm

In the hours after a 19-year-old opened fire with an AR-15 assault rifle at his former high school Wednesday, dozens of parents and members of the Parkland community put out calls on social media hoping to track down their missing loved ones.

It was later confirmed 17 people were killed and 15 others were injured in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel read out the names of all the deceased at a press conference Thursday afternoon. Below is a complete list of the deceased victims' names and ages.

1. Jamie Guttenberg, 14
2. Martin Duque Anguiano, 14
3. Aaron Feis, 37
4. Gina Montalto, 14
5. Alyssa Alhadeff, 14
6. Scott Beigel, 35
7. Nicholas Dworet, 17
8. Christopher Hixon, 49
9. Luke Hoyer, 15
10. Carmen Schentrup, 16
11. Meadow Pollack, 18
12. Joaquin Oliver, 17
13. Alaina Petty, 14
14. Cara Loughran, 14
15. Alexander Schachter, 14
16. Peter Wang, 15
17. Helena Ramsey, 17

READ: Everything we know about the Florida mass shooting suspect

The shooting suspect was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday and also confessed to the shootings, according to court documents.

This article originally appeared on VICE News US.