Orlando officials to hold conference on CT shootings - Orlando
Officials stress law enforcement presence in schools.
Orange County Sheriff, Jerry Demings will be joined by local police and school officials to discuss the school shooting in Connecticut during a press conference today.
Local officials are seeking to comfort a distraught public.
Officials across the country are reacting with statements and press conferences as a shocked public reacts to the news.
The sheriff said in a statement, "We want Orange County citizens to know that there is heightened awareness throughout the agency and there will be increased visibility at all Orange County Public Schools. He added that his office "partners with the Orange County Public Schools to provide a law enforcement presence at all high schools, middle schools and elementary schools."
There is no evidence that other children in other schools are in physical danger as a result of today's shooting.
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