Former Parkland deputy: ‘I did the best I could”


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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The former school resource officer accused of hiding during a South Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead said after a hearing Wednesday that he never would have sat idle if he had known people were being killed.

Former Broward County Deputy Scot Peterson, 58, appeared in court, where his attorney argued to dismiss child negligence charges against him, the Sun Sentinelreported. After the hearing, Peterson lost his composure and fought back tears as he described how his life has changed after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

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FILE – In this Thursday, June 6, 2019, file photo, former Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy Scot Peterson appears in the courtroom for a hearing at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Peterson who is accused of hiding during a South Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead said after a hearing Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, that he never would have sat idle if he had known people were being killed. Peterson, 58, appeared in court, where his attorney argued to dismiss child negligence charges against him, the Sun Sentinel reported. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool, File)


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