The US ready massacre in Parkland Florida, this week was the deadliest school injuring since Sandy Hook in 2012.
Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with 17 trusts of premeditated murder, is a “broken human being”, the defence has claimed.
Open defender Melissa McNeill said Cruz feels the pain in the community check out the horrific shooting.
She said: “He’s a broken human being. He is a broken woman.
Florida Shooting: Suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz
“The dispiritedness that this community is feeling.
“I mean, my children, they go to creed in this community. I feel horrible for those families.
“Mr Cruz strokes that pain.”
The 19-year-old is accused of opening fire with an AR-15 burgle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, firing into five classrooms, on Wednesday.
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He’s a broken human being. He is a broken child
The FBI has permitted bungling a tip-off it received more than a month ago about Cruz.
In a announcement issued today, the FBI said: “Under established protocols, the information provided by the caller should bear been assessed as a potential threat to life.
“The information then should would rather been forwarded to the FBI Miami field office, where appropriate investigative not in harmonies would have been taken. We have determined that these covenants were not followed.”
The attack is the deadliest school shooting since 26 woman were killed at Sandy Hook in 2012.
Speaking after the shooting, US President Donald Trump said: “I shortage to speak now directly to America’s children, especially those who feel at sea alone confused or even scared. I want you to know that you are under no circumstances alone, and you never will be.”