FL man, 'intrigued' by recent shootings, threatens to shoot up Gibsonton Walmart
FLORIDA - Hillsborough County deputies have arrested a man for allegedly making false threats about a mass shooting. 31-year-old Wayne Padgett called in the threat around 1:17 p.m. Sunday, reportedly telling a Walmart employee he was 5 minutes away and was going to shoot up the store located on Gibsonton Drive.
No firearms were located at Padgett’s home. He is unemployed and has no criminal history. He is charged with one felony count of false report of using a firearm in a violent manner. Police say Padget's mother works at the same store.