Florida-Hillsborough County Sheriff have arrested Wayne Lee Padgett for threatening to “shoot up” the Walmart. Padgett admitted to calling the Walmart because he was ‘intrigued’ with the mass shooting that occurred in El Paso, Texas on Saturday; Padgett’s mother worked at that Walmart.
Police have charged Padgett with a” felony count of false report of using a firearm in a violent manner.”
#BREAKING – @HCSOSheriff has arrested this 31-year-old man for threatening to “shoot up” the @Walmart in Hillsborough County. His mom worked at the Walmart. HCSO says he was intrigued by the #ElPasoShooting and #DaytonOhioShooting @10NewsWTSP pic.twitter.com/ymMEJoM3R7
— Angelina Salcedo (@AngelinaWTSP) August 5, 2019
We have arrested Wayne Lee Padgett for making an active shooter threat to the Gibsonton @Walmart earlier today. He is charged with False Report Of Using A Firearm In A Violent Manner. pic.twitter.com/rEIKnLipRQ
— Chad Chronister (@ChadChronister) August 5, 2019