FBI Tip-Line Reveals Chilling Call About Nikolas Cruz
Transcripts from FBI tip-line show woman warned Cruz was "going to explode."
Transcripts from a Federal Bureau of Investigation tip-line reveal a woman warned one month before the shooting at the Florida high school that gunman Nikolas Cruz was “going to explode.”
A girl who was close to Cruz said she told the FBI that she was terrified the 19-year-old shooter would “get into a school and just shoot the place up.”
Transcripts of her phone call with a bureau operator reveal another credible tip was made prior to the massacre, and nothing was done about it. Apparently, a very gruesome act was reported, but nothing was done.
“You know, it’s just so much,” the woman said on the call, whose identity has not been revealed for safety reasons.
She added: “I know he’s—he’s going to explode.”
Last week, Cruz confessed to killing 17 innocent students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The transcript call began with the woman telling the operator that Cruz had been posting violent messages on his Instagram account saying he wanted to kill himself.
When she alerted the police, she said nothing was ever done. Shortly after that, she said Cruz then began “switched it to he wants to kill people.”
“Something is gonna happen,” she said. “Because he’s, he doesn’t have the mental capacity. He can’t, he’s so outraged if someone talks to him about certain things.”
The caller then said Cruz has been cutting up frogs and birds, which she said was a “red flag.”
She also said she provided the FBI with Cruz’s social media information so they could examine the violent things he was posting and talking about online.
“It’s alarming to see these pictures and to know what he’s capable of doing and what could happen,” the woman said. “He’s [been] thrown out of all these schools because he would pick up a chair and just throw it at somebody, a teacher or a student, because he didn’t like the way they were talking to him.”
The shocking and chilling transcript is just another confirmation that there was a complete breakdown in the system between the FBI and law enforcement officials in Florida.
The FBI was warned twice, and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office reportedly received 39 calls about Cruz’s dangerous behavior.
They were all ignored, and Cruz carried out his attack.
Source: Wall Street Journal