“A toddler of God is lifeless,” mentioned the previous FBI agent, talking on “The State of affairs Room” with anchor Wolf Blitzer.
“Can not we acknowledge on this nation that we can not settle for this?” he requested, choking again tears.
“I am unable to do it, Wolf,” he added, breaking down. “I am sorry. I am unable to do it.”
The victims included college students and adults, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel mentioned.
The suspect, 19-year-old former pupil Nikolas Cruz, is in custody, the sheriff mentioned. Cruz was expelled for unspecified disciplinary causes, and police are investigating his digital profile, Israel mentioned. To this point, what they’ve discovered is “very, very disturbing,” he mentioned.
“It is a horrific, horrific day,” Israel mentioned. “Simply pray for this metropolis. Pray for this school, the dad and mom, the parents that misplaced their lives.”