A Florida man was arrested Sunday for threatening to “shoot up” his local Walmart — later telling cops he was “intrigued” by the El Paso and Dayton massacres.
Wayne Lee Padgett, 31, is accused of targeting a Walmart in Gibsonton, just 10 miles south Tampa.
He allegedly called the store and told an employee he was on his way — and armed.
Chronister said cops acted quickly to the “active shooter” threat and were able to bust Padgett, who lived near the Walmart — where his mom was employed. It’s unclear if he was actually carrying a weapon.
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