WGN Midday News preempted by 12PM Chicago White Sox game

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo alum of Florida school where shooting took place

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PARKLAND, Fla. – Chicago Cubs player Anthony Rizzo is a graduate of the Florida high school where a shooting happened Wednesday afternoon.

For the latest updates on the shooting, click here.

“Parkland and Coral Springs please stay strong!” Rizzo posted on Twitter. “I hope in this darkest of times back home this brings everyone together and we can find love.”

In November, the baseball player donated $150,000 to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., to improve their baseball and softball fields.

In 2007, Rizzo was 17 years old when he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox organization out of high school, according to the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation website.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.