Skip to comments.Parkland Hero Who Was Shot Five Times Rips Sheriff Israel
Posted on 04/07/2018 10:17:09 AM PDT by rktman
Anthony Borges, a Parkland shooting victim who was shot five times, released a statement on Friday that criticized the Broward County Sheriffs Office for failing to protect students.
Borges, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student, was recently released from the hospital but remains in a wheelchair. He was shot five times while barricading a classroom door to prevent Nikolas Cruz from getting to his classmates.
The survivor appeared with his lawyer, Alex Arreaza, at a press conference on Friday evening. Arreaza read a statement on Borges behalf that placed blame on Sheriff Scott Israel, the Broward County School District, and the Broward deputies who did not enter while Cruz was shooting up the school.
I know Ive been called Iron Man, the statement said. And while Im honored to be called this, I am not. Im a 15-year-old whos been shot five times, while Broward Sheriffs deputies waited outside and decided that they werent going to come in the building.
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Pageing Hogg Wash!
Yes, I recall that too. The incident commander ordered the deputies to stay out initially, or so I read. That person seems to have escaped all scrutiny thus far.
Too bad no adults inside the school were armed.
Is this the first real “Survivor” we have heard from?
Didn’t this kid get the memo the NRA was at fault?
He didn’t expect LEO officers to protect him...did he...?
To the contrary, they got paid by Obama's Promise program to cover for him.
They were not as fortunate to survive as I was. I dont know why I survived and they didnt but I will tell you that my family and I will dedicate our lives to make sure nothing like this ever happens again. To the other injured, I hope you are recovering well. We have the responsibility to tell the world what happened here, Arreaza read.
Borges was shot five times. He was released Wednesday morning from Broward Health Medical Center after nine surgeries. The teen is credited with saving the lives of 20 classmates by attempting to close and lock a classroom door during the shooting.
The Borges family also said that while they are grateful for the hero label that Anthony received after helping to protect his classmates they would like to see that end. Instead, they say they want to focus on the failures within the system that allowed law enforcement to miss warning signs on Cruz.
I’m sure CNN will be all over this. Notice how the media rushes out with lies and falsehoods to get out in front of a story, then denies the real one as it emerges.
Yes, I think this is the first survivor from Building 12 to be heard from.
It is for me!
Not newsworthy unless he’s blaming the gun.
At last an intelligent family not looking for glory or a TV career, but working to be sure that the system doesn’t fail other children.
Many blessings for the Borges family.
If he is being truthful, he was at school during the shooting, but in a separate building, inside a locked room, inside a locked closet.
After the shooting, he says he left school, rode his bike home to retrieve video equipment and rode back around 6 PM when he interviewed students gathered across a street from the school.
Seems strange that he would do this or be allowed to do so, given the investigation of a crime.
Did anyone ask this guy how Hogg the survivor is doing?
A Broward sheriffs commander in the spotlight for her role in the Parkland school shooting applied for employment at the Sheriffs Office just weeks after Sheriff Scott Israel won his first term in office.
Capt. Jan Jordan, who commands the Parkland district, listed Israel, a former Fort Lauderdale Police captain and SWAT commander, as the one who referred her, according to her Dec. 21, 2012, job application.
Fox News reported that a Broward sheriffs commander had ordered deputies to set up a perimeter, rather than storm the school and neutralize the shooter. The Miami Herald identified the commander as Jordan, saying a Sheriffs Office dispatch log shows that she gave the order.
And Israel is still going to work everyday like nothing happened?
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