Florida Teenager Nikolas Cruz has been charged with multiple counts of premeditated murder in the February 14th shooting deaths of 17 students and school faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida.

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Ethan, a former classmate of the 19-year-old accused gunman, says he’s known Cruz off and one since the sixth grade and says he “was very talkative and friendly,” up until the time his father passed away around the time Cruz was 12.

“After that,” claims Ethan, “He fell into a wrong crowd of troublemaking people who encouraged and motivated him to do troublemaking stuff. ”

The alleged shooter’s former classmate says Cruz “didn’t have a way to express himself.” How does he respond when Dr. Phil asks whether Cruz was bullied in school?

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