Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooter Nikolas Cruz allegedly tackled and repeatedly punched a jail guard, then took his stun gun Tuesday in a fight, an arrest report shows.
Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz Faces New Charges For Allegedly Attacking a Jail Officer
Cruz, 20, who is awaiting trial on charges related to the February mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, now faces additional charges of assault, battery and use of an electric weapon on the guard, the report states.
The incident began when Sgt. Raymond Beltran with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office main jail requested that Cruz not drag his sandals on the ground while walking around the dayroom area, the report states.
In response, Cruz flipped his middle finger, then rushed Beltran and struck him in the face, the report states. Cruz took the officer to the ground and struck the top of his head with fists, the report states, citing video surveillance of the incident.