When James and Kimberly Snead took accused Florida school shooter, Nikolas Cruz, into their home after his mother’s death from pneumonia, they say the 19-year-old was respectful and abided by their rules.

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The Snead’s son, JT, says he met Cruz through JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps). He says he reached out to Cruz. “He needed help and I was giving it to him.”

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“Were you aware that kids regarded him as being kind of weird and out there,” Dr. Phil asks JT on Wednesday’s episode.

“Kind of, yeah,” JT responds. “A handful of people told me. I didn’t really see it because that’s not the Nik I knew.”

JT says he was furious and heartbroken when he learned that Cruz had been accused of the February 14th shooting that killed 17 students and faculty and injured 15 more at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. “Nobody should go through that. Nobody,” he says.

Why does JT say he didn’t initially believe that Cruz could be the shooter, and what does he claim Cruz texted to him just before the attack?

Tune in to this Dr. Phil daytime exclusive airing Wednesday. Check here to find out where you can watch.

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