WATCH LIVE: Closing statements continue in penalty phase of Parkland school shooter’s trial

Closing statements continue Monday in the penalty phase of the Parkland school shooter’s trial.

Nikolas Cruz, now 24, has confessed to killing 17 people and injuring another 17 during a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018.

The prosecution rested on Aug. 4 after calling 91 witnesses in 12 days. The public defenders who are trying to save his life rested on Sept. 14 after calling 26 witnesses in 11 days.

Since a unanimous vote is required for execution in Florida, the defense only needs to convince one of the 12 jurors to oppose the death penalty.

Without a unanimous jury vote, Cruz will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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