PARKLAND, Fla. -- A Florida sheriff says the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people stopped at fast food restaurants after the attack.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said at a news conference Thursday that Nikolas Cruz tried to mix in with a group of students fleeing the school.
The sheriff says he then headed to a Walmart and bought a drink at a Subway restaurant before walking to a McDonald's.
Israel says Cruz was confronted by a police officer and taken into custody about 40 minutes after leaving the McDonald's.
The sheriff's office released the following timeline: