Former officer charged for not responding to Florida school shooting

Former Broward County sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson, 56, arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from his response during the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas School, in Parkland, Florida is shown in this booking photo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S, provided June 4, 2019. Broward Sheriff's Office Jail/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS PICTURE WAS PROCESSED BY REUTERS TO ENHANCE QUALITY. AN UNPROCESSED VERSION HAS BEEN PROVIDED SEPARATELY

(Reuters) – A former Florida sheriff’s deputy was arrested on Tuesday on felony and misdemeanour charges stemming from his lack of response in the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, the county sheriff said. Scot Peterson, 56, who was taken into custody, faces multiple counts of child neglect, […]

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