Accused Parkland Shooter Hearing Today is Canceled

A court hearing on procedural matters for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz has been canceled.

Court records show a hearing that had been scheduled for Tuesday is no longer on the docket. 

No immediate explanation was given. It will reportedly be rescheduled for Thursday.

Prosecutors had sought in the hearing to obtain an order allowing them to get hair and DNA samples from Cruz, as well as fingerprints and photographs.The 19-year-old Cruz is charged with 17 counts of murder in the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 

Police say Cruz confessed to the crime.Cruz wasn't expected to appear at the hearing.

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