Report: Parkland shooter did not use high-capacity magazines

Report: Parkland shooter did not use high-capacity magazines
Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz (Image: NRO video screen grab)

[Ed. – Another flaw in the liberal talking points]

The Parkland shooter did not use magazines larger than 10 rounds, but gun-reform lobbyists are calling on lawmakers to ban higher-capacity magazines after the Valentine’s Day tragedy.

The 19-year-old school shooter who killed 17 in Florida on Valentine’s Day had 150 rounds of ammunition in 10-round magazines. Larger ones would not fit in his bag, Florida state senator Lauren Book revealed.

His AR-15 reportedly jammed as he attempted to continue his killing spree inside his former school last month.

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After his gun jammed, the shooter threw it away and successfully blended into a crowd of students trying to escape the building, according to three sources close to the investigation.

Critics of high-capacity magazines have pointed to the shooting as an example of how they enable killing and ought to be banned, but the Parkland shooter used only smaller magazines.

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