Prosecutor makes final case for school shooter’s execution


              Family members of those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Judge Elizabeth Scherer speaks just prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Tony Montalto, seated with his wife, Jennifer Montalto, closes his eyes as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Montalto's daughter, Gina, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Assistant Public Defender Melisa McNeill enters the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz gestures as if he is holding a rifle while giving his closing argument in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Lori Alhadeff cries as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Alhadeff's daughter, Alyssa, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Fred and Jennifer Guttenberg are shown seated with family members of the victims as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Guttenberg's daughter, Jaime, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Ryan Petty hugs Annika Dworet, shown with her husband, Mitch Dworet, prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Petty's daughter, Alaina, and the Dworet's son, Nicholas, were killed, and the Dworet's other son, Alexander, was injured in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz sits at the defense table for closing arguments in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Judge Elizabeth Scherer speaks just prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Tony Montalto, seated with his wife, Jennifer Montalto, closes his eyes as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Montalto's daughter, Gina, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Assistant Public Defender Melisa McNeill enters the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz gestures as if he is holding a rifle while giving his closing argument in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Lori Alhadeff cries as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Alhadeff's daughter, Alyssa, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Fred and Jennifer Guttenberg are shown seated with family members of the victims as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Guttenberg's daughter, Jaime, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Ryan Petty hugs Annika Dworet, shown with her husband, Mitch Dworet, prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Petty's daughter, Alaina, and the Dworet's son, Nicholas, were killed, and the Dworet's other son, Alexander, was injured in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz sits at the defense table for closing arguments in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Judge Elizabeth Scherer speaks just prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Tony Montalto, seated with his wife, Jennifer Montalto, closes his eyes as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Montalto's daughter, Gina, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Assistant Public Defender Melisa McNeill enters the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz gestures as if he is holding a rifle while giving his closing argument in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Lori Alhadeff cries as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Alhadeff's daughter, Alyssa, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Fred and Jennifer Guttenberg are shown seated with family members of the victims as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Guttenberg's daughter, Jaime, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Ryan Petty hugs Annika Dworet, shown with her husband, Mitch Dworet, prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Petty's daughter, Alaina, and the Dworet's son, Nicholas, were killed, and the Dworet's other son, Alexander, was injured in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz sits at the defense table for closing arguments in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Judge Elizabeth Scherer speaks just prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Tony Montalto, seated with his wife, Jennifer Montalto, closes his eyes as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Montalto's daughter, Gina, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Assistant Public Defender Melisa McNeill enters the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz gestures as if he is holding a rifle while giving his closing argument in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Lori Alhadeff cries as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Alhadeff's daughter, Alyssa, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Fred and Jennifer Guttenberg are shown seated with family members of the victims as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Guttenberg's daughter, Jaime, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Ryan Petty hugs Annika Dworet, shown with her husband, Mitch Dworet, prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Petty's daughter, Alaina, and the Dworet's son, Nicholas, were killed, and the Dworet's other son, Alexander, was injured in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz sits at the defense table for closing arguments in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Judge Elizabeth Scherer speaks just prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Tony Montalto, seated with his wife, Jennifer Montalto, closes his eyes as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Montalto's daughter, Gina, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz gestures as if he is holding a rifle while giving his closing argument in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Lori Alhadeff cries as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Alhadeff's daughter, Alyssa, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Fred and Jennifer Guttenberg are shown seated with family members of the victims as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Guttenberg's daughter, Jaime, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Ryan Petty hugs Annika Dworet, shown with her husband, Mitch Dworet, prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Petty's daughter, Alaina, and the Dworet's son, Nicholas, were killed, and the Dworet's other son, Alexander, was injured in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz sits at the defense table for closing arguments in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Judge Elizabeth Scherer speaks just prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Assistant Public Defender Melisa McNeill enters the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz gestures as if he is holding a rifle while giving his closing argument in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Lori Alhadeff cries as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Alhadeff's daughter, Alyssa, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Fred and Jennifer Guttenberg are shown seated with family members of the victims as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The Guttenberg's daughter, Jaime, was killed in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Ryan Petty hugs Annika Dworet, shown with her husband, Mitch Dworet, prior to closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Petty's daughter, Alaina, and the Dworet's son, Nicholas, were killed, and the Dworet's other son, Alexander, was injured in the 2018 shootings. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz sits at the defense table for closing arguments in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Capital defense attorney Casey Secor, center, speaks with Assistant Public Defenders Nawal Bashimam, left, and Tamara Curtis during a hearing in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Assistant Public Defender Tamara Curtis, right, speaks during a hearing in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. Assistant Public Defender Melisa McNeill and capital defense attorney Casey Secor are shown at left. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Judge Elizabeth Scherer speaks to, from left; Assistant State Attorneys Jeff Marcus and Carolyn McCann, and Assistant Public Defender Melisa McNeill during a hearing in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz is seated at the defense table for closing arguments in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)
            
              Family members of those killed enter the a courtroom at the Broward County Courthouse, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Closing arguments are expected in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who faces a possible death sentence for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, Pool)
            
              Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz sits at the defense table for closing arguments in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Cruz previously plead guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
Prosecutor makes final case for school shooter’s execution