Parkland School Gunman Sentenced to Life After Families Have Final Say

Parents, wives, children, and siblings of the 17 people murdered by Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz got their final chance to verbally thrash him face-to-face Wednesday before he was sentenced to life behind bars.

The second day of Cruz’s sentencing hearing ended with the gunman formally sentenced to life without parole for the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer had no choice but to impose that sentence as the jury in Cruz’s penalty trial could not unanimously agree that he deserved the death penalty.

Cruz acknowledged under questioning by the judge before

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