Broward County School District Superintendent Robert Runcie said yesterday that they had no “warnings” or “signs” that former student Nikolas Cruz would kill 17 kids at his old school. But Cruz shared at least one trait with most mass killers in modern America: He abused women.
The 19-year-old was abusive towards his ex-girlfriend and was expelled after getting in a fight with her new boyfriend, one student told the New York Times (paywall). He was taken with another student “to the point of stalking her,” his former math teacher said (paywall). Another student said he had been close friends with Cruz but cut him off after he started “going after” and “threatening” a female friend of his.
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