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A shooter from Parkland High School, Nicolas Cruz, reported to vote in prison

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Per Alex Johnson

Sheriff's officials say nothing can be done after he was bitterly welcomed the discovery that Nicholas Cruz, who admitted having killed 17 people in high school in Florida, was allowed to register to vote in jail during the summer.

Cruz, 20, charged with 17 indictments and 17 counts of an assassination attempt at Marjory Stoneman's Douglas High School in Parkland on Valentine's Day, registered as a Republican on July 25, citing Broward County Jail as his residence, according to state records of registration voters.

Image: Nikolas Cruz
Nicholas Cruz escorted to court for the indictment in March of the Broward County Court in connection with the deaths of 17 people at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.Amy Beth Bennett / South Florida Sun Sentinel via Getty Pictures

Cruz's application came to light on Saturday when Andrew Pollack, father of Meadow Pollack, one of the 14 students killed on February 14, tweeted his anger.

Referring to Cruz on the number of court records, Pollack wrote: "I was ill in my abdomen, 18-1958 killed 17 students and staff, including my daughter Meadow, but in July Broward Sheriff @ScottJIsrael let people in jail to get he and other animals registered for voting, and the ruthless democrats are not ashamed and can not allow them to steal these elections. "

Israel was re-elected as a Democrat in 2016.

Florida law allows criminal defendants to vote until they are convicted. While Cruz admitted the murders, the trial is still waiting.

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