2 More Deputies Fired After Shooting at Florida High School

Sheriff Gregory Tony said deputies Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired for their inaction following the Feb. 14, 2018, shooting.

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MIAMI (AP) — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency’s response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. At a brief news conference, Sheriff Gregory Tony said deputies Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday for their inaction following the Feb. 14, 2018, shooting. “In essence, it was neglect of…

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