Prosecutors to seek death penalty for Florida shooter

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In wake of shooting, Broward looks to beef up special ed staffing

Nickolas Cruz, the 19-year-old former student charged with killing 17 people at Parkland, Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month will face the death penalty, prosecutors said Tuesday.

The state attorney in Broward County, Fla., announced Tuesday that he intends to seek the death penalty in the Parkland school shooting case. Mr. Cruz is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder for the attack on February 14, when authorities say the former student opened fire with an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle.

The court is expected to enter a not guilty plea on Cruz's behalf, Finkelstein said.

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"We are still ready to enter a plea of "guilty" to several consecutive life sentences, without parole, out of respect for the victims of this tragedy", Weekes said.

Broward County Public Defender Howard Finkelstein originally offered for Cruz to give a guilty plea in exchange for a life in prison sentence.

"If we are not allowed to do so tomorrow, we will stand mute to the charges".

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While Gov. Rick Scott just signed a new school safety and gun bill into law, the state's Constitution Revision Commission may vote to place gun restrictions on this year's ballot.

Tony Montalto, whose daughter was one of the 17 killed at Stoneman Douglas, asked commissioners at a Tuesday public hearing to put the proposals before voters. After surgeries, his condition was upgraded to fair, his attorney and the hospital said.

Borges has filed a notice of intent to sue the school district and the Broward Sheriff's Office for negligence and failing to prevent the shooting. According to Business Insider, "Standing mute has the same legal effect as pleading not guilty, but in Cruz's case could be part of a legal strategy as his attorneys prepare for a potential death-penalty trial".

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Authorities have not released a motive in the shooting spree at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where three faculty members and 14 students were killed on Valentine's Day.

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