Florida prosecutors seek death penalty for Nikolas Cruz in school mass shooting

Florida prosecutors announced that they will seek the death penalty against Nikolas Cruz, a former student charged in the fatal shooting of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month.FLORIDA prosecutors said in a court filing on Tuesday that they will seek the death penalty against school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz in the fatal shooting of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

The office of Broward County State Attorney Michael Satz filed the formal notice which read:

“The state intends to seek the death penalty against defendant Nikolas Jacob Cruz”.

Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder for the massacre on February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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