Argumentative Essay On School Shooting

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On February 14, 2018, America was struck with another merciless school shooting. A 19 year-old Nikolas Cruz gunned down his former (was expelled at the time of shooting) high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. There were 17 victims that will forever be in the hearts of their fellow classmates. Nikolas later after the shooting blended into the crowd, and then went to a subway and ordered a drink. Now right in that very moment, there is definitely something wrong with the security system in the high school. It was reported that their surveillance system was actually 20min behind real time. This allowed Nikolas to slip into the crowd. Another problem was that officers were stationed at the building, so where were they during the school shooting? Well I can tell you that an officer named Scot Peterson locked up at the West entrance of the school, and remained outside while he SHOULD of went into the building, confronted the gunman, then killed the gunman. Before any of this happened, we are told that Mr. Cruz’s father had died years back, and his mother passed during December 2017. We are also told that police had to make several appearances last year, reporting Cruz having mental break downs and unable to control his tempers. I feel as if Cruz should’ve been sent to therapy after these incidents, but unfortunately that did not happen. The bigger issue here is that it definitely could’ve been prevented. There were several cases of where the FBI was tipped about this

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