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Florida Shooting: Here’s everything we know about Nikolas Cruz

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – FEBRUARY 15: Nikolas Cruz, 19, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where he allegedly killed 17 people, is seen on a closed circuit television screen during a bond hearing in front of Broward Judge Kim Mollica at the Broward County Courthouse on February 15, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Cruz is possibly facing 17 counts of premeditated murder in the school shooting. (Photo by Susan Stocker – Pool/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Florida teen Nikolas Cruz has confessed to starting the rampage at a Florida school on February 14 that resulted in the death of 17 people. The 19-year-old has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. Here’s everything we know about Cruz, who shot dead 14 students and three adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Cruz was adopted as a baby by Roger and Lydia.  Roger died a few years ago and Lydia passed away last November. Nikolas has been struggling with depression and grief ever since he lost his mother, who was the only person he was close to. He…

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