Following two days of testimony before a grand jury, Nikolas Cruz has been formally charged with 17 counts of first degree murder and 17 counts of first degree attempted murder at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018.
Nikolas Cruz mug shot
The massacre is one of the worst mass school shootings in modern American history, and both students and employees were killed or injured.
First Degree Murder Indictments Issued for Victims:
Luke Hoyer; Martin Duque-Anquiano; Gina Mantalto; Alexander Schachter; Alaina Petty; Alyssa Alhadeff; Nicholas Dworet; Helena Ramsay; Christopher Hixon; Carmen Schentrup; Aaron Feis; Scott Biegel; Meadow Pollack; Cara Loughran; Joaquin Oliver-Padauy; Jaime Guttenberg and Peter Wang.
First Degree Attempted Murder Indictments Issued for Victims:
Cruz has been charged with attempting to murder: Ashley Baez; William Olson; Kheshava Managapuram; Justin Colton; Alexander Dworet; Genesis Valentin; Daniela Menescal; Samantha Grady; Samantha Fuentes; Isabel Chequer; Samantha Mayor; Benjamin Wikander; Madeleine Wilford; Marian Kabachenko; Stacey Lippel; Anthony Borges and Kyle Laman.