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>> A heartbroken and angry community in Parkland, Florida is now burying victims of another US school shooting. Funerals began Friday for those killed in a shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.>>
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That chant bellowed through a packed vigil on Thursday night, with community members galvanized by grief.
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As loved ones paid tribute to those killed by suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz, who appeared in court just hours earlier. Held without bond on 17 counts of premeditated murder.>> I further find the proof of guilt to be evident, or the presumption great.>> Officials say Cruz, a former student expelled for disciplinary problems, opened fire with an AR-15 style rifle shortly before dismissal time.
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They say he tried to blend in with students fleeing for their lives. Then walked into a Walmart and a McDonald's before he was spotted and detained. The FBI is investigating a chilling comment Cruz may have made on YouTube last year.>> The comment said, I'm going to be a professional school shooter.
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No additional information was found to positively identify the person who posted this comment. We will continue to gather all information about the subject.>> Cruz's attorneys describe the accused killer as a broken child. Cruz's mother died last year, and his father passed away years earlier. Former classmates remember Cruz as a social outcast with a reputation as a troublemaker.
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As well as someone who is, quote, crazy about guns. Some of those classmates are now preparing for days of funerals.