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Gunman opens fire during FL. school board meeting

PANAMA CITY, FL (AP) - A gunman has opened fire during a Florida Panhandle school board meeting.

Police say one person has been shot, but they won't say if it was the gunman or someone else.

A WMBB television reporter at Tuesday's meeting says the man came up to the podium at the Bay District School Board meeting and said he had a motion. He then pulled out a can of red spray paint and painted a "V" with a circle around it.

Reporter Nadeen Yanes tells her station he then pulled out a handgun and started talking.

Yanes says a school board member hit the gunman with her purse and he pushed her to the ground and started firing randomly.

Yanes and others ran outside. Police confirmed a shooting but had no further information.
      
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