Cruz's attorneys at the Broward County Public Defender's Office did not return requests for comment on that or the 2016 report by Florida's Department of Children and Family Services. The tipster gave information about Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior and potential for shooting up a school. That information was not forwarded to the FBI's Miami office, in what agency officials called a breakdown in protocol. The startling admission came as the agency was already facing criticism for its treatment of a tip about a YouTube comment posted previous year.
The FBI investigated the remark but did not determine who made it.
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The documents provide further evidence that Cruz was a troubled teen before being charged with 17 counts of murder in the Wednesday attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
FBI Director Christopher Wray at a Senate hearing on "Threats to the Homeland" in Washington, D.C., on September 27, 2017.
"I am committed to getting to the bottom of what happened in this particular matter, as well as reviewing our processes for responding to information that we receive from the public", said Christopher Wray, FBI director. Scott's office released a statement saying that the FBI's failure to act upon this tip was an "unacceptable" error that led to the deaths of 17 people and the injury of others.
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The Red Cross said the facade from a building collapsed in Mexico City's Condesa neighborhood, which was hit hard on September 19. A 5.9-magnitude aftershock hit almost an hour later - one of more than 200 aftershocks so far, said the interior ministry.
"Seventeen innocent people are dead, and acknowledging a mistake isn't going to cut it". President Donald Trump and some congressional Republicans have seized on what they see as signs of anti-Trump bias.
On Friday evening, Trump visited a Florida hospital where he greeted medical staff and thanked the doctors, nurses and first responders who helped the shooting victims. We are committed to working with state and local leaders to help secure our schools, and tackle the hard issue of mental health.
Three faculty members and 14 students were killed in what is now the eighteenth school shooting since the beginning of 2018. "It is unknown what he is buying the gun for", said a report written by department officials after investigators interviewed the teenager, the Sun Sentinel said. The agency was called to investigate. Cruz had been expelled from the high school for undisclosed disciplinary reasons and former classmates described him as an outcast and troublemaker with a fascination for weaponry.
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Authorities say they located "Drey" on social media, but after briefly making contact with him, all of his accounts went dark. With no IDs, the girls had no adults with them and had two first class tickets booked, to NY , by an additional person.