The family of one of the students killed during a mass shooting in Florida have paid tribute following the “senseless” killings.
Marc Pollack said his cousin Jaime Guttenberg, who attended Douglas High School, was an “awesome young girl” in a Facebook post following the killings.
He wrote on Facebook: “This is a picture of our sweet cousin Jaime who was senselessly and tragically killed today at Stoneman Douglas High School.
“My heart is broken from the loss of this awesome young girl and the pain that our entire family is enduring.
“Jennifer Bloom Guttenberg, Fred Guttenberg and Jesse Guttenberg, we are all here for you. The love and strength in our family runs deep and you guys are not alone.
“Be strong for each other, hold each other up and keep Jaime in your hearts always and forever.”
A total of 17 people are confirmed to have died and more than a dozen are injured after the attacker opened fire at the girl’s school on Wednesday afternoon.