State First Investigated Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz After Cutting Himself

State First Investigated Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz After Cutting Himself

Kimberly and James Snead, the couple who took in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz after his adoptive parents' deaths, gave their first television interview on ABC's Good Morning America on Monday morning.

President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI Saturday night, saying the agency "missed all of the many signals" sent by the suspect in the Florida school shooting and arguing they are "spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign".

At another point in the conversation, Cruz wrote: "I think I am going to kill people".

Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of first-degree murder in the February 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. He did not learn until Wednesday, after 17 people were shot and killed at Stoneman Douglas with a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle, that Cruz had apparently kept a duplicate key, he said.

"Because of these gun laws, people that I know, people that I love, have died, and I will never be able to see them again", Delaney Tarr, a student at the school, told the crowd swamping the steps and courtyard at the federal courthouse.

He had asked only twice since November.

Prosecutors said they aren't ready to announce a formal decision on the matter, according to reports.

The 19-year-old got expelled last year from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for undisclosed disciplinary reasons.

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Scott said Cruz isn't the only person who needs to be held accountable following the mass shooting that left 17 people dead.

Thorne said she shook Ryan's hand and introduced herself but added, "You're here celebrating the death of 17 children". Briefed by federal law enforcement officials, Florida's two USA senators said that Cruz was wearing a gas mask as he entered the school.

The Sneads' lawyer said they are cooperating fully with authorities.

However, Broward Public Defender Howard Finklestein said that Cruz would plead guilty and spare the South Florida Community a trial which would force the families to relive the horrifying details of what unfolded.

"Mr. Cruz was on Snapchat cutting both of his arms", the Florida DCF abuse hotline was told in August 2016, the paper reported.

"We had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know", Kimberly Snead told the Miami Herald.

Former cadets told The Associated Press that Cruz was on the varsity marksmanship team that competed against other area schools. The school counselor expressed concern with the department, according to the report, and said she and her staff wanted to "ensure that the assessment of Henderson was not premature".

"Every day we're learning something more and more about the killer", Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said. "According to the New York Times, Rick Scott's own florida social services agency made a visit to Cruz's home after being alerted of disturbing social media posts".

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