Alicia Blond is a Spanish teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, authorities say a lone gunman killed 17 students and adults at the school. Fifteen others were wounded. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: I’m Living A Nightmare!
The educator says the accused gunman, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who investigators claim was diagnosed with emotional disorders, was once her student. “I think he had hate
,” she tells Dr. Phil in a daytime exclusive airing Wednesday. “I think he disliked a lot of people, and I believe that this was what this crime was about.”
Blond says she believed Cruz, whose mother died in November 2017, was having troubles.
She claims she reached out a couple of times to Cruz’s captain at JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) and a support facilitator at the school to try to get him help. “So there were provisions in place at the school for him.”
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