Man charged in Parkland shooting reportedly injures officer during incident at Florida jail

Posted at 7:30 AM, Nov 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-14 10:43:23-05

The man accused of killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida earlier this year reportedly attacked a detention officer inside a Florida jail Wednesday morning.

WTVJ-TV in Miami spoke to the Broward County Sheriff's office in Miami, who confirmed that Nikolas Cruz attacked an injured a detention officer at the Broward County Jail Wednesday morning. The condition of the injured officer is unknown.

Cruz is the suspected shooter in the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, where 17 students and teachers were killed. Cruz was charged with 34 counts of premeditated murder and attempted murder in March and is currently awaiting trial.

More on this as it develops.