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A gunman is dead tonight after he opened fire at school board meeting in Panama City, Florida and then took his own life, authorities said.
The dramatic standoff that ended in a hail of bullets was caught on a live internet video feed of the meeting.
It all started when the man walked into the room and spray painted a red circle with a "V" on the wall. He then took out a gun and ordered everyone out of the room, except most of the school board members.
The video feed shows the man then talked with board members about a family member who was fired and yelled about a half-cent sales tax. He was jumping from topic to topic. He often said that he was going to die today.
Members of the school board tried to calm him down, with no success.
It all ended when the man raised his gun, pointed it directly at the superintendent and opened fire. The superintendent and other board members hit the ground, hiding under their desks.
Amazingly, none of them were injured. The bullets missed them, even at that close range.
The chief of security for the school board also opened fire, hitting the gunman. At that point, the gunman then fatally shot himself, authorities said.
Tonight on 360°, Anderson will talk with Superintendent William Husfelt about those tense moments.
We'll also show you the remarkable video of a female board member who tried to jump the gunman and get the gun out of his hands.
And, we'll dig into just who this gunman was and what might led him confront the school board members.
Join us for this story and much more starting at 10 p.m. ET on CNN. See you then.
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