The FBI reportedly investigated a YouTube account that may have belonged to the alleged killer in yesterday’s Florida school shooting. BuzzFeed writes that vlogger Ben Bennight emailed the agency in September of last year, saying someone had left a comment claiming they were “going to be a professional school shooter.” The commenter’s username was “Nikolas Cruz,” also the name of the 19-year-old alleged shooter in Broward County, Florida. According to BuzzFeed, the FBI followed up with an in-person interview but didn’t contact Bennight again, until calling him up shortly after Cruz was arrested.

The “Nikolas Cruz” YouTube account has been suspended, but CNN cites other threatening comments left below videos, including “I whana [sic]…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/15/17016056/fbi-investigation-florida-shooting-youtube-comment-threat

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