Survivors of Florida high school shooting call for action on gun control

Students channeling their grief and frustration call for a nationwide student and teacher walkout on March 14th to fight for tighter firearm regulation. They will be promoting anti-gun violence demonstrations in Washington and other cities on March 24th.

Students also reacting to President Trump tweeting about the FBI's failure to investigate the shooter after the agency received a credible threat warning. Tweeting in part, "They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign."

One student, Morgan Williams who witnessed the shooting, replying -- "Oh my God. 17 of my classmates and friends are gone and you have the audacity to make this about Russia."

Mr. Trump has called for action to prevent more school shootings but has avoided any mention of changing gun laws. The White House announcing Sunday that the President will host meetings with high school students, teachers, state and local officials on school safety later this week and we are learning more about the alleged shooter.

The couple who took care of him after his mother died last November, according to the Sun-Sentinel newspaper, saying, quote that "we had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know."

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