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Michael Boatwright of Fort Lauderdale, Florida has been arrested as the second suspect in the June 18 shooting death of Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, better known as rapper XXXTentacion.

Boatwright, 22, was already in Broward County Jail following his arrest on July 5 on unrelated charges of cocaine possession with intent to sell and misdemeanor marijuana possession. At the time of his arrest, Boatwright was on probation until April 2019 for battery and drug charges from November 2013. He is now charged with first-degree murder in addition to violation of probation for the July 5 charges. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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Dedrick Williams of Pompano Beach, Florida was arrested as a suspect in the Monday shooting of Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, better known as rapper XXXTentacion.

Williams, 22, was charged with first-degree murder without premeditation as well as driving without a license and violating parole for an earlier crime. He was denied bond in court on Thursday and was booked into Broward Count Main Jail. It is unclear if he has acquired an attorney.

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Zachary Cruz, the brother of the Parkland school shooter, was arrested Monday for allegedly trespassing on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campaus.

Cruz, 18, is charged with trespassing. He was ordered held on $500,000 bond, which is highly unusual for trespassing charges. The standard bond for trespassing is $25.

His brother, Nikolas, 20, shot and killed 14 people at Stoneman Douglas on February 14. He faces multiple murder charges as well as several attempted murder charges for the students he injured. He is being held without bond and potentially faces the death penalty.

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Two survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, announced that they will sue the school, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, and the FBI for failing to prevent the shooting last month.

Anthony Borges, 15, announced through his attorney on March 5 that he plans to sue Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Broward County Public School District, the Miami Herald reported.

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Reports by multiple news outlets revealed Thursday that in key moments as first responding officers were looking for the active shooter in Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, a commanding officer allegedly ordered the first responders to set up a “perimeter” outside instead of ordering them to enter the building and neutralize the shooter.

The alleged reports are based on a BSO dispatch log Fox News and The Miami Herald acquired. According to the log, Capt. Jan Jordan, commander of BSO’s Parkland district, gave the order to stage and set up a perimeter.

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