CrimeWoman arrested, charged with threatening to shoot up elementary school
Man charged with threatening massacre at Florida Walmart
A Florida man is charged with threatening to open fire inside a Walmart, one day after a gunman killed 20 inside a Texas store. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Wayne Lee Padgett of Valrico late Sunday. He is charged with calling the Walmart Supercenter in Gibsonton, Florida, on Sunday afternoon and telling managers he planned to shoot up the store. About 1,000 people inside were evacuated. Investigators said they traced the call to Padgett. No gun was found at his house near Tampa. Padgett is charged with filing a false report of using a firearm in a threatening manner.
A Lake Worth woman was arrested after police said she made a written threat to shoot up a school, police said.
According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's office, Miranda Perez was chatting with a man on Facebook Messenger. The man said that Perez was upset that her children were being moved to a different school due to rezoning.
During a video chat, Perez mentioned that she was going to add Zachary Cruz, the brother of the man accused of of killing 17 people in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, on Facebook because she likes "violent things."
Man arrested, accused of threatening to shoot up St. Anthony Hospital in OKC
A Choctaw man is in custody after being accused of making a threat against St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City, police officials confirmed. According to police, officers responded to a domestic incident in Choctaw, and a female victim was taken to St. Anthony Hospital near Northwest 10th Street and Classen Boulevard in Oklahoma City. Police said a male suspect involved in the domestic situation called and threatened to show up at the hospital, assault the victim and “shoot up the hospital.” The hospital was placed on lockdown. The man was taken into custody late Monday night in Choctaw by police officers there. No names have been released.
Officials said that the person she was speaking to also mentioned that Perez made comments about the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gunman.
Shortly after the video chat ended, Perez wrote the man a message that read, "I'm thinking of doing a school shooting at Barton."
Perez was referring to Barton Elementary School, which is the school Perez's kids were being moved to.
When police confronted Perez, they said that she did think about shooting up the school, but claimed she would never actually do it.
Perez is being charged with making a threat to conduct a mass shooting. She's being held on no bond and will be Baker Acted.
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WBZ-TV's Mike LaCrosse reports.