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Florida school shooting: Pressure mounts on FBI director to resign

His agency admitted it failed to investigate a warning that the man accused possessed a gun

Bernie Woodall & Zachary Fagenson | Reuters 

Pressure is mounting on the FBI director to resign after his agency admitted it failed to investigate a warning that the man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school possessed a gun and the desire to kill. The disclosure spread angry disbelief among residents of the Miami suburb of Parkland where Wednesday’s massacre unfolded, and led Florida’s governor Rick Scott to call for FBI chief Christopher Wray to resign. “The FBI’s failure to take action against this killer is unacceptable,” Scott, a Republican, said in a statement. “We ...

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First Published: Sun, February 18 2018. 00:05 IST
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