Authorities have released the security camera footage from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The video shows the actions of former BSO deputy Scot Peterson during the deadly February 14 shooting that left 17 people dead.
On Monday, March 12, a judged ruled that the exterior surveillance video at Stoneman Douglas could be released fairly. There was a stay on the order until Thursday to allow anyone to make an appeal.
#BREAKING: Broward Sheriff's Office releases surveillance video from Stoneman Douglas shooting, apparently showing school resource deputy remaining outside freshman building. https://t.co/g0G1rRGCwt pic.twitter.com/Tv54G44KXA
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On February 14, 2018, a mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen people were killed and seventeen more were wounded, all by bullets, making it one of the world’s deadliest school massacres.
19-year-old Nikolas Jacob Cruz, was identified by witnesses and arrested shortly afterward. He confessed, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 attempted murders. Police and prosecutors have not yet offered a motive and are investigating “a pattern of disciplinary issues and unnerving behavior”.
Prosecutors are currently seeking the death penalty.