Donald Trump has waded into the aftermath of the Florida school shooting with a tweet suggesting suspect Nikolas Cruz was “mentally disturbed”, just moments after the teenager was charged.
The US President tweeted: “So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from school for bad and erratic behaviour. Neighbours and classmates knew he was a big problem. Must always report such instances to authorities, again and again!”
Cruz has been charged with the premeditated murder of 17 people at a school in Florida.
A further 14 people were wounded and taken to hospital following the attack in which Cruz allegedly targeted students and staff with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle. Read more