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Florida school shooting suspect charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder

Nikolas Cruz, 19, is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The man suspected of killing at least 17 people in a shooting at a Parkland high school was taken to jail.

Authorities booked Nikolas Cruz into the Broward County Jail.

Cruz, 19, is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. He's being held no bond.

The suspect, whose first name also appears as Nicolas in some official records, was arrested Wednesday a short distance away from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School near a home.

Cruz is a former student at the high school in Parkland, Florida.

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