School shooting in South Florida: Stoneman Douglas grad Anthony Rizzo calls for 'change'

Update (2/15 1 p.m. ET): Rizzo has left Cubs camp to return to Florida. Aaron Feis, one of those who died in Wednesday's shooting while shielding students, coached Rizzo in football. 

Wednesday afternoon, a mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel confirmed that 17 people were killed. CBS News has more on the story.

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo graduated from Stoneman Douglas back in 2007, and after Wednesday's shooting, he tweeted out condolences, and called for change.

Several other MLB players tweeted out notes following Wednesday's shooting.

Wednesday's shooting at Stoneman Douglas was already the 18th school shooting in 2018.

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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