to connectVideoOfficials: Oklahoma city woman, 18, was threatening to “shoot up to 400 people for the fun of it” at the former high school
An Oklahoma city woman is a threat to shoot 400 people for the fun of it ” at her former high school, has been thwarted. To make an anonymous tip to police helped to take the 18-year-old would-be bandit down.
An Oklahoma city woman was arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot all the hundreds of people that are “just for fun” at her former high school, the researchers said.
Alexis Wilson, 18, was taken into custody on Monday after authorities received an anonymous tip that she had told friends and co-workers of her idea to open fire at the McAlester High School in Pittsburg County.
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One of Wilson’s employees at a pizza restaurant told the sheriff’s office, the 18-year-old was posting videos of himself shooting guns, KOTV reported. Wilson reportedly claimed she wanted to “shoot up to 400 people for the fun of it, and that there were so many people at her old school that she would like to do it,” said the person who reported to her.
Alexis Wilson, 18, was charged with making a terrorist threat after allegedly saying she wanted to “shoot up to 400 people for the fun of it” at her former high school.
(Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office)
Wilson denied any such threats, as well as the researchers, and reportedly gave them to the burden of mental health problems, such as suicidal and homicidal thoughts. She claimed that she was trying to tell a co-worker that not everyone who owns a gun is a bad thing.
The woman’s mother, according to KOKI-TV, and knew that her daughter had been saving up for her recently purchased AK-47, but it is not a question, it is because “He has always shot guns, and had to be hunted.”
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“You know, it might not be all that we know is not 100 percent, but we’re glad we got it before it turned into something,” Sheriff Chris Morris said. “In today’s times, you can’t say that sort of thing. … Have always said that we’re going to take it seriously, and we’re going to investigate it to the extent that, and make an arrest if it is possible, because we don’t want any of our schools are getting shot up. No one is doing it.”
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On Sunday, deputies reportedly found an AK-47 with six magazines, and a 12-gauge shotgun, with a stock sleeve for extra shells in the Wilson’s chamber. She bought the gun the previous week, with an additional five high-capacity magazines and 160 rounds of ammunition from a local store, officials said.
Morris said the sheriff’s office is grateful to the person who reported it to Wilson, and was pleased that they acted on a tip.
By Randy Hughes, the superintendent of McAlester Public Schools, said in a video posted on Facebook on Monday that the school district can understand a person is in custody, and provided safety tips for college students to be able to keep up. “If you see something, say something,” he said. “Do not take anything for granted.”
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“If you want to hear in a conversation, if you see a post, or just see something that just doesn’t look like a report,” he said, adding the enforcement of the law, “had it under control, before we knew anything about it.”
Wilson, who is in McAlester, but was in the ninth grade, was reported to have been arrested on a complaint of a threat.