(Report) Teen Shooter Trained With White Supremacist Group

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According to the lead of the 'Republic of Florida', Nikolas Cruz participated in at least one training exercise.

The 19-year-old shooter responsible for killing 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday reportedly trained with a white supremacist group, according to statements the group's leader made to the Anti-Defamation League.

Jordan Jereb of the Republic of Florida told ADL that [Nikolas] Cruz had participated in at least one training exercise near Tallahassee area, carpooling with other ROF members from south Florida. ADL reports the group describes itself as a “white civil rights organization fighting for white identitarian politics” and seeks to create a “white ethnostate” in Florida.