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FBI: We Failed to Investigate Report on Suspected Parkland Shooter

The FBI says it failed to investigate a specific report in January that Nikolas Cruz could be plotting a school shooting.

Nikolas Cruz
The agency said Friday that the tip should've been investigated thoroughly because it was a potential threat to life. Cruz has been arrested and charged with killing 17 people at a high school earlier this week.

On Jan. 5, a tipster who was close to Cruz called the FBI and provided information about Cruz’s guns, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts. The FBI says the caller expressed concerns Cruz could attack a school.

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