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The Park school-shooting trial pushed back months from its planned January start

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Park in the school shooting defendant, Nikolas Cruz, on Thursday, had his day in court pushed back to at least the following summer, after a judge to postpone the hearing that was originally scheduled for later next month.

Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer to delay the original Jan. 27 starting date is after Cruz’s lawyers asked for more time, and the public prosecutor’s office has been agreed, The Associated Press reported.

Cruz, 21, faces 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted murder after the Jan. 14, 2018, to shoot at marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, which left 17 dead and 17 others injured. If found guilty, he could face the death penalty.

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Nikolas Cruz, with lawyer Gabe Ermine, in the Court of Elizabeth Scherer in the courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse on Jan. 19, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel, via AP, Pool)

His lawyers reportedly said their clients would plead guilty in exchange for life in prison, but the offer was rejected outright by the prosecutor’s office.

Earlier this month, a state commission shall evaluate whether the Park is to take a photograph of its first report, recommended the arming of teachers who would volunteer to take a gun to attend a training session in an effort to provide additional security for the students.

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The 458-page report, the purpose of the record of school security, law enforcement, deputy directors, Broward County Sheriff’s deputies, social service providers, and the FBI for their failure to prevent and stop the massacre is taking place, the Miami Herald reported.

The Associated Press and Fox News’ Amy, have contributed to this report

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