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Parkland deputy who failed to confront school shooter must be haunted by decision

The arrest of former Broward Sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson last week is one more gut-churning, grief-extending chapter of the 2018 massacre at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.

Not only is the confessed shooter facing trial, but now so is the armed school resource officer who remained outside instead of rushing in while one gunshot after another rang out.

Fourteen students and three staff members died. Seventeen others were wounded. The nightmare, already analyzed second-by-second by investigators, will at least twice more

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