WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. - A 17-year-old boy in Wagoner County has been arrested for stealing a gun and threatening to go on a shooting spree.
The teen made the threats after stating the world would soon be ending, said Maj. Gary Handley with the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office.
He was arrested Tuesday near Fort Gibson for terroristic threats, larceny of a firearm and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
The suspect also reportedly said he was going to track down the people he hated no matter how far he had to go.
He is currently in the Wagoner County Jail.
The arrest comes on the heels of a national tragedy in Newtown, Conn. where 20 children and six adults were brutally killed at an elementary school.
On the same day, 18-year-old Bartlesville student Sammie Chavez was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot his classmates and bomb the school. A search warrant uncovered a .22-caliber rifle, swords and incriminating notes at Chavez' home.
A shooting by a 7th grade student in Fort Gibson injured four students 13 years ago this month.
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