Wild Spring Break Party in Florida Turns Violent When Gunshots are Fired

After a 22-year-old allegedly shot seven students, authorities say it's time to curb the parties.
1:17 | 03/31/15

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building in Yemen. Naval forces forming a blockade. And the college ritual known as spring break, reaching a breaking point. Police overwhelmed. What they're doing to try to keep the crowds of partiers under control. Here's Steve osunsami. Reporter: Tonight, Florida police are releasing the 911 calls from the spring break shooting, saying it's time to shut these drunken parties down. Help! What's going on, ma'am? Ma'am? We are in Panama City beach! Reporter: Police say a 22-year-old accused gunman shot seven students, three almost died. And it's not just Florida. This was Santa Barbara last year. Drunk students wounding a cop. Burning mattresses. Police across the country say the parties are getting wilder. We have drunk people under the influence with drugs, with guns. Reporter: At emergency meetings, the push to ban alcohol on the beach here, and move last call from 2:00 A.M. To midnight is expected to fail. Students on spring break help pay the bills in towns like these. The sheriff here says tonight he'll have more police on streets. And now, the Edward M.

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