FBI Received A Tip Last Month About Florida Shooting Suspect — But Nothing Was Done

FBI director Christopher Wray attends the International Conference on Cyber Security on Jan. 9. The FBI says that someone called into its tipline to report concerns about Nikolas Cruz, who has told police he killed 17 people in Parkland, Fla. The bureau failed to follow protocols to assess the threat.

The caller specifically mentioned the potential of Cruz to carry out a school shooting. But the information was never forwarded to the FBI’s Miami field office for investigation.

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