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FBI didn't follow tip on shooting suspect

PARKLAND, Fla. - The FBI failed to properly investigate a tip it received last month about the young man accused of killing 17 people at a South Florida high school this week, the agency said Friday in an admission that drew outrage from the families of the dead and calls from lawmakers for its director to resign.

On Jan. 5, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI to report that Cruz had posted disturbing messages on social media and that he had a desire to kill, according to the FBI statement.

The agency said proper "protocols were not followed" in investigating Cruz,

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