Three new charges related to an altercation with a Broward Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy were added Wednesday to confessed Parkland mass murderer Nikolas Cruz’s murder and attempted murder charges.
According to BSO, “Shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nikolas Cruz attacked a Broward Sheriff’s Office detention deputy at the BSO Main Jail.”
Cruz is charged with battery on a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and use of a chemical or electric weapon against an officer.
He already faces 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted first-degree murder after the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
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