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His younger brother also bullied him
Zachary Cruz is the younger brother of Nikolas Cruz. He confessed to bullying Nikolas when they were younger. Now, he says he feels guilty about that as it may have contributed to Nikolas’ breakdown.
Zachary made this revelation while speaking to detectives investigating the school shooting. Sibling rivalry seemed to be the motivation for Zachary bullying his brother.
Zachary has his own problems
On February 16, Zachary was involuntarily commuted to a mental health facility. His commitment is covered by the “Baker Act”. It allows authorities hold adults for up to 72 hours.