Parkland Shooter's Brother Wants To Leave Florida And Rebuild Life. A Judge Will Decide.

May 11, 2018

Since his older brother Nikolas Cruz opened fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killing 17 students and staff members, Zachary Cruz has been arrested twice, kicked out of his home and doesn't have a job or a license.

His attorney is now asking a judge to give the 18-year-old a chance at a new life in Virginia where he's been offered a home, a job and counseling.

"Mr. Cruz thus has an incredible opportunity to restart his young life in a fresh location where the stigma of his brother's alleged actions will not isolate him from the world," his attorney Mark Lowry wrote in a motion, which will be heard Friday morning in Broward.

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