Florida Man Accused of Threatening Massacre at Walmart Day After El Paso Shooting

A Florida man is accused of threatening to shoot up a Walmart store, one day after 20 people were killed at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.

Wayne Lee Padgett, 31, was arrested late Sunday.

He reportedly called the Walmart Supercenter in Gibsonton on Sunday afternoon and told managers he planned to open fire in the store. About 1,000 people inside were evacuated.

Read more at CBS 4 Miami

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