The female tipster close to accused Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz told the FBI Cruz was “going to explode,” according to a transcript of the Jan. 5 call more than a month before the shooting obtained by ABC News.
As reported by ABC
“It’s so much and I know he’s – he’s going to explode,” the woman said.
The five-page transcript of the call obtained by ABC News detailed what had been reported the FBI knew about Cruz before he killed 17 students and teachers at his former school in February. The FBI has admitted to failing to follow up on the tip called in to the FBI’s call center in January and sharing it with the bureau’s FBI field office.
The tipster also provided details about Cruz’s concerning social media activity, identifying four Instagram accounts and troubling posts, and sharing details about his upbringing, foster family and concerning behavior.
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