A video monitor shows school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, left, making an appearance before Judge Kim Theresa Mollica in Broward County Court, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Cruz is accused of opening fire Wednesday at the school killing more than a dozen people and injuring several. (Susan Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

What Does Nikolas Cruz Have in Common With Other Mass Shooters? Ties to the Military

A mounting number of mass shooters have ties to the military, including Nikolas Cruz, who was a member of his school’s military prep organization, the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.