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04:45  09 august  2019
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Man charged with threatening massacre at Florida Walmart

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 Walmart in Missouri went into lockdown after a bystander reported a man in the parking lot was behaving “erratically” and wielding a gun, reports the It’s Missouri , you’d think they’d know better what a gun looked like. Report of armed man leads to lockdown at Wal - Mart [Kirksville Daily Express]

An armed man accused of shoplifting was arrested at a Walmart in New York on Saturday. When Nassau County police arrested 25-year-old Alexander Hollinsworth, they discovered he was carrying several weapons, including a stolen handgun. The man now faces numerous criminal charges

Armed man arrested at Missouri Walmart© KOLR An active shooter was reported at a Springfield, Missouri Walmart but no shots were fired, police said.

An armed white man in his twenties was arrested Thursday afternoon at a Missouri Walmart, Springfield police said.

Officers responded to a call of an active shooter at the Walmart Neighborhood Market, Police Lt. Mike Lucas said.

But no shots were fired and no one was injured, police said.

"All we know is the fact that he walked in here heavily armed with body armor on, in military fatigues and caused a great amount of panic inside the store. So he certainly had the capability the potential to harm people," Lucas said.

Merritt Island Walmart shooting hoax suspect arrested

Merritt Island Walmart shooting hoax suspect arrested The man identified himself as "Michael" and told store employees there were two "kids" on the way to carry out the shooting, according to arrest documents.

The men were arrested for disorderly conduct. They were wearing handcuffs and bulletproof vests, and it’s possible there was confusion about whether Police asked protesters to leave the area after the arrests . Earlier, more than 60 people marched to the building to protest the killing of the suspect on

Two men and a woman in a Kentucky Walmart parking lot were questioned by police after a passerby saw they were armed .

The man was detained by an off-duty fireman until officers arrived and took the suspect into custody, police said in a statement.

"At this time, the investigation is ongoing and we are working to determine his motives," the statement said.

Lucas said the recent spate of mass shootings in public places may have placed customers on heightened alert, leading them to call police reporting an active shooter.

"And then obviously what's happened in Texas and Dayton and all that kind of stuff in the last seven days -- that's on everybody's mind," Lucas said.

Armed man arrested at Walmart: 'It was foolish,' no regret.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man who walked into a Missouri Walmart wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons acknowledges the timing was bad but said he didn't intend to hurt anyone and doesn't regret his actions. Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, is charged with making a terrorist threat after the Aug. 8 incident at a Walmart in Springfield. He filmed himself walking through the store with the weapons, prompting shoppers and employees to flee. No

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