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Florida teen who shielded other students in school shooting visited by Broward County sheriff

Facebook post shows sheriff visiting Florida school shooting victim

GoFundMe photo
GoFundMe photo

PARKLAND, Florida – A photo posted to Facebook Sunday shows a Broward County Sheriff visiting one of the victims of the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Anthony Borges, 15, was shot five times and is recovering at a Florida hospital.

Borges was shot in both legs, his upper thigh bone was shattered and one bullet went through his back, according to a GoFundMe page.

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The GoFundMe page for Borges says he saved "about 20 other students as he attempted to close and lock the door to a classroom.”

The campaign for Borges has already surpassed the $200,000 goal.

Sheriff Israel was honored to visit Anthony Borges, 15, in the hospital today. His family shared that Anthony was shot...

Posted by Broward Sheriff's Office on Sunday, February 18, 2018

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