Chris White, DCNF
Officials released Friday a 911 call a woman made in 2017 when her son kicked Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz out of their house after he began tearing their home apart.
Cruz was involved in a fight with the adult son of a woman he was staying with shortly after his mother died, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report. He is accused of shooting and killing 17 people earlier this month at a high school in Parkland.
“He came in the house and started banging all the doors and banging all the walls. Hitting the walls, throwing everything in the room, and then my son got in there,” Roxanne and Rock Deschamps told police dispatchers in November of 2017, according to a report from local news affiliates.
Rock Deschamps tossed Cruz out the house shortly thereafter. Roxanne, his mother, called the police once Cruz was removed from the house.
“[H]e left the house. But I need somebody here because I’m afraid he comes back, and he has a lot of weapons,” she said, referring to guns Roxanne believed Cruz stashed around the home. Rock told the dispatcher that Cruz wants his guns.
“That’s all he wants is his gun and that’s all he cares about is his gun. He bought tons of ammo, bullets and stuff and I took them away from him,” he said. The incident paints the image of a very troubled man struggling to deal with the loss of his mother.
Cruz told a deputy after being spotted at a nearby park that he had been angry because he misplaced a photo of his recently deceased mother and he apologized for losing his temper.
The incident comes after members of the media criticized the FBI and other federal officials for dismissing or ignoring warning signs that Cruz was a ticking time bomb.
The FBI was warned twice about Cruz. The first warning came after the teen commented on YouTube, “I’m going to be a professional school shooter,” posting the dark prediction under his own name.
The second warning came when someone close to Cruz called the FBI tip line to warn them that the 19-year-old had expressed a desire to kill people and was a potential school shooter.
“The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting,” FBI Director Chris Wray admitted last week in a statement.
Follow Chris White on Facebook and Twitter.
The Daily Caller News Foundation is working hard to balance out the biased American media. For as little as $3, you can help us. Make a one-time donation to support the quality, independent journalism of TheDCNF. We’re not dependent on commercial or political support and we do not accept any government funding.
For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Biden: Musk’s foreign ties are ‘worth being looked at’ after ‘joint acquisition’ of Twitter with ‘other countries’ - November 10, 2022
- With Republicans poised to take back the House, a key opportunity to reverse Dems’ insanity emerges - November 9, 2022
- Elon Musk offloads nearly $4 billion in Tesla stock as shares continue to tank - November 9, 2022
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.