FBI advarte politiet i Texas om at Elton Simpson var interessert i arrangementet tre timer før han slo til. Independent.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation warned police in Texas that Elton Simpson – the man accused of attacking a community centre – had expressed interest in the event taking place there just three hours before he launched his assault.

CNN said that FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that a bulletin had been set to police in Garland about the interest Mr Simpson had expressed on social media. It is said that just hours later, that Mr Simpson and roommate Nadir Soofi arrived in a car and opened fire.

“I know there are other Elton Simpsons out there,” Mr Comey told reporters in Washington.