Cruz posed as stu­dent months be­fore shoot­ing

The Citizens' Voice - - NATION / WORLD -

Records re­leased by pros­e­cu­tors re­veal that Florida school shoot­ing sus­pect Niko­las Cruz tres­passed on school grounds about six months be­fore the mas­sacre that left 17 dead.

A Park­land com­puter sci­ence teacher says she saw Cruz on the first day of school in Au­gust 2017, car­ry­ing a back­pack and hang­ing with other stu­dents as if he were one of them. He was kicked out of Mar­jory Stone­man Dou­glas High School the pre­vi­ous year. San­dra Ren­nie’s in­ter­view was re­leased by pros­e­cu­tors Fri­day.

She said Cruz told her he was a stu­dent again and she wel­comed him back, but im­me­di­ately asked an ad­min­is­tra­tor whether he was in her classes. She said the ad­min­is­tra­tor left to es­cort him off school grounds.

Ren­nie had pre­vi­ously taught Cruz. She said he once be­came an­gry be­cause the school com­puter pre­vented him from re­search­ing dif­fer­ent types of hunt­ing guns.

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