Texas Man Allegedly Planning Mass Shooting at Walmart Arrested: Police

Texas Man Allegedly Planning Mass Shooting at  Walmart Arrested: Police
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A suspect was arrested in Texas as he was planning for a mass shooting. As reported from the Kerr County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), authorities intercepted a message that indicated he was "preparing to proceed.

Coleman Thomas Blevins, 28, made a specific threat to target a local Walmart store, KCSO said in the statement posted Sunday on Facebook.

The Sheriff's Office posted an image of evidence collected from Belvins' apartment that showed a rifle with multiple magazines, a flag with Nazi party symbols, and the national flag of Saudi Arabia. Investigators also seized books and hand-written documents.

Coleman Thomas Blevins, age 28, of Kerrville, was arrested by the KCSO Special Operations Division in the 1000 block of Junction Highway on Friday, May 28th. Source: Kerr County Sheriff's Office Facebook page

The statement did not specify what kind of message had alerted authorities. However, after intercepting it, KCSO confirmed that Belvin could follow through with the threat of a mass shooting with the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Belvins was arrested on a warrant for a "Terroristic Threat to Create Public Fear of Serious Bodily Injury," the statement said.

Kerr County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page

Belvins is currently on active felony probation and is prohibited from possessing firearms. He is booked into the Kerr County Jail where he remains.

The FBI or other federal authorities may seek federal charges in this case, KCSO said.

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