FSU Gunman Sent Out Packages Before Campus Shooting

Officials have intercepted packages they suspect were mailed to eight acquaintances by Myron May.
1:48 | 11/22/14

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Transcript for FSU Gunman Sent Out Packages Before Campus Shooting
And we have new information about the gunman who opened fire on Florida state university students earlier this week. Authorities are now investigating packages he sent out just before he went on that shooting spree and was killed by police. ABC's Ryan Owens has the story. Oh, my god. There has been a shooting. Reporter: For those who knew the gunman who shot three people at Florida state university's library, his campus rampage isn't 31-year-old Myron may's on inexplicable act. I was stunned. Reporter: Former class fate and current mayor of spring lake, North Carolina, is one of at least eight of may's friends told to expect a delivery after the shooter was killed by police. So far the FBI has intercepted at least three of the packages. The one headed to North Carolina plus one in Texas and Virginia. Another former classmate, Joe Paul, says may contacted him on Facebook hours before the shooting. I put two and two together that he asked for our information because maybe he was sending us a manifesto or -- I don't know what he was sending. Reporter: Federal authorities confiscated the packages and say they pose no danger to the public. Police in Florida suspect they contain nothing more than his journals and videos he claims show the government was targeting him. This morning students are again walking through this library door where may fired his shots. Police say those packages full of rambling writings and videos don't provide a Moe tiff. At least not a one that makes sense to anyone except perhaps the shooter himself. For "Good morning America," Ryan Owens, ABC news, Tallahassee, Florida. And Ryan, thanks to you.

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