Lawmakers want probe into FBI's 'suicide by cop' assessment in 2017 shooting targeting GOP

"We also urge you to conduct an internal investigation into how the FBI reached the conclusion of 'suicide by cop' and who was behind that process and determination," the legislators said in the letter.
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More than one dozen House GOP lawmakers have signed a letter urging FBI Director Christopher Wray to conduct an internal probe into the FBI's claim that a 2017 shooting targeting GOP lawmakers at a baseball practice constituted "suicide by cop."

The letter, which also asked Wray to review the findings related to the incident, said that in 2017 FBI workers had indicated the perpetrator's motive for the shooting was "suicide by cop." 

The lawmakers requested that Wray "review the FBI's findings of the 2017 attack, interview all witnesses who were present that morning, update the conclusions of the FBI's investigation, if warranted, and publicly release the findings. We also urge you to conduct an internal investigation into how the FBI reached the conclusion of 'suicide by cop' and who was behind that process and determination," the legislators said in the letter.