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Brother Of Parkland Shooter Arrested For Trespassing At Stoneman Douglas High, BSO Says

The brother of Nikolas Cruz, Zachary Cruz, center, leaves the courtroom after his brother's arraignment before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale.
The brother of Nikolas Cruz, Zachary Cruz, center, leaves the courtroom after his brother's arraignment before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale.

Zachary Cruz, the brother of confessed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter, Nikolas Cruz, was arrested Monday after deputies say he trespassed onto the school’s Parkland campus.

The 18-year-old was warned several times not to be on school grounds, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

“Defendant Cruz surpassed all locked doors and gates and proceeded to ride his skateboard through school grounds,” a deputy wrote in his arrest report.

Zachary Cruz was spotted at about 4:30 p.m. after students had been dismissed for the day.

The reason he was there, according to the report: “Defendant Cruz stated that he unlawfully entered the school property to ‘reflect on the shooting and to soak it in …”

Read more at our news partner, the Miami Herald

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