FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is headed back to a Florida courtroom for a status hearing on his death penalty case.
Officials say a number of issues could have came up in Wednesday's hearing, including the release of evidence and witness interviews by prosecutors to Cruz's defense lawyers. So far, only one witness has been interviewed. Cruz's attorneys want to interview 450 people.
Nineteen-year-old Cruz is charged with killing 17 people and wounding 17 others in the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. His lawyers say he would plead guilty in exchange for life in prison, but prosecutors reject that.