No creature did this

Newt defends his creatures to MACUSA as they look upon Senator Shaw's corpse

Extract from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay

By J.K. Rowling

NEWT is absorbed in the image of SENATOR SHAW’S body floating around the room.

NEWT
Merlin’s beard!

MADAM YA ZHOU
You know which of your creatures was responsible, Mr Scamander?

NEWT
No creature did this… don’t pretend! You must know what that was, look at the marks…


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay

By J.K. Rowling