Sheriff’s report: Suspect confessed to Florida school attack

Staff Writer

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation’s deadliest school shootings and concealing extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff’s department report released Thursday.
The report from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said Nikolas Cruz told investigators that he shot students in the hallways and on the grounds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, north of Miami.
Cruz told officers he brought more loaded magazines to the school and kept them hidden in the backpack until he got on campus...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.