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USA: Florida school shooting firearm 'purchased lawfully' - Sheriff Israel04:09

USA: Florida school shooting firearm 'purchased lawfully' - Sheriff Israel

United States, Parkland
February 15, 2018 at 23:53 GMT -00:00 · Published

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel detailed the course of events of the Florida school shooting at a press conference in Parkland, Thursday.Israel further explained that after opening fire in several classrooms within the school, the suspect "exited the building and crossed fields and ran west, along with others who were fleeing, and tried to mix in with the group that were running away, fearing for their lives."Peter Forselli, Special Agent in Charge of ATF, confirmed that the weapon used in the attack was purchased legally "just short of a year ago by the individual who is charged with this crime"In addition, Rob Lasky, Special Agent in Charge of FBI spoke again about the tip the FBI received last September about a Youtube comment posted by a "Nikolas Cruz" which stated "I'm going to be a professional school shooter". Lasky stated that after conducting checks, "information was found to positively identify the person who posted this comment. There was no connection found to South Florida"A 19-year-old teenager killed 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday. Police arrested him two hours later and identified him as Nikolas Cruz. He was a former student expelled for disciplinary reasons, who allegedly opened fire with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle while wearing a gas mask.

USA: Florida school shooting firearm 'purchased lawfully' - Sheriff Israel04:09
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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel detailed the course of events of the Florida school shooting at a press conference in Parkland, Thursday.Israel further explained that after opening fire in several classrooms within the school, the suspect "exited the building and crossed fields and ran west, along with others who were fleeing, and tried to mix in with the group that were running away, fearing for their lives."Peter Forselli, Special Agent in Charge of ATF, confirmed that the weapon used in the attack was purchased legally "just short of a year ago by the individual who is charged with this crime"In addition, Rob Lasky, Special Agent in Charge of FBI spoke again about the tip the FBI received last September about a Youtube comment posted by a "Nikolas Cruz" which stated "I'm going to be a professional school shooter". Lasky stated that after conducting checks, "information was found to positively identify the person who posted this comment. There was no connection found to South Florida"A 19-year-old teenager killed 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday. Police arrested him two hours later and identified him as Nikolas Cruz. He was a former student expelled for disciplinary reasons, who allegedly opened fire with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle while wearing a gas mask.

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