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FBI was warned Florida school shooting suspect could be planning attack

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Theresa Hayes | 20 February, 2018, 19:31

The information should have been passed on to the Miami field office for further investigation, but no action was taken. Many criticized Trump for insensitivity after he said in a weekend Twitter post that the Federal Bureau of Investigation may have been too distracted with a Russian Federation probe to follow leads that could have prevented the massacre.

"We have spoken with victims and families, and deeply regret the additional pain this causes all those affected by this horrific tragedy", Wray said in a statement.

"I keep hearing it over and over", her father Andrew Pollack said at Friday's funeral at Temple Kol Tikvah that also was attended by Florida Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Reps. "The FBI's failure to take action against this killer is unacceptable".

The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack. We call B.S.! They say guns are just tools like knives, and are as risky as cars.

The FBI's statement is one of a number of indicators prior to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that Cruz acted suspiciously or made threatening comments.

Local officials in Florida are working on a plan to demolish the building at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 students and faculty members were fatally shot February 14.

Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in USA history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them.

Broward County Sheriff's Office records show Lynda Cruz summoned deputies to her home 39 times since 2011. Police and a SWAT team cleared students from the school as ambulances and family members waited for their loved ones to escape.

Florida Students to march on Washington in calls for gun reform after school mass shooting.

"Every one of these calls for service will be looked at and scrutinized", he said.

How this clearly disturbed individual was able to get his hands on an AR-15 is an America crisis which we will refuse to address as we just patiently wait for the next mass shooting. The people who encouraged him to buy accessories for his guns to make them fully automatic. "No guns under 21".

"This should be a coming together where we all realize that something is wrong", said Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Isabelle Robinson, "and even if we disagree on the way to fix it, we all just need to talk about it and stop being angry and stop slandering other people because that doesn't help anyone, and that's why people die". The burial became more emotional, he added, saying, "People were yelling, 'No, no.' Kids were yelling, 'No, no'".

The first couple visited Broward Health North Hospital, where a White House official said they would thank medical staff "for their life-saving assistance".