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CNN video shows school shooting suspect doing target practice


PARKLAND, Fla (CBS12) - New video obtained by CNN reportedly shows the suspect in the Florida high school shooting doing target practice in a backyard of a home.

Nikolas Cruz, 19, is accused of killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

CNN says the video came from a neighbor. The location is not given. According to CNN, the video shows Cruz, in a red cap and shirtless, shooting an air pistol. The neighbor told CNN Cruz pointed the a BB gun at homes and shot up bottles and cans in the neighborhood. The neighbor, who didn't want to be named, told CNN he never saw Cruz with a real gun.

The Broward Sheriff's Office said Cruz lawfully purchased an AR-15 rifle in February 2017.

A timeline released by the sheriff's office showed the gunman was inside the school for seven minutes before running out with fleeing students. Investigators said Cruz, who is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. ran to Walmart and McDonald's before his arrest.

CNN reports the initial investigation showed the school attacker fired around 150 shots. Deputies said Cruz confessed to the shooting.

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