Florida cops arrested a 26-year-old man Friday after he threatened to shoot up a Walmart—an instant callback to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas last week that claimed 22 lives. As ABC News reports, Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials say Richard Clayton posted on his Facebook account on August 6, “3 more days of probation left then I get my AR-15 back. Don’t go to Walmart next week.” Last week’s shooting in El Paso, which took place at a Walmart, was done with an AR-15. And while Clayton wasn’t actually on probation at the time he posted the threat, officials say he “appears to believe in the white supremacist ideology and has a history of posting threats on Facebook using fictitious accounts.” He’s at least the second white supremacist this week to be arrested for plotting a mass shooting. Officials arrested a 23-year-old from Las Vegas last Thursday for allegedly planning to fire-bombe a synagogue, ABC News reports. The suspect had disclosed neo-Nazi and white supremacist beliefs in online conversations with an undercover FBI agent.
siehe auch: Florida White Supremacist Arrested After Shooting Threat on Facebook. Investigators said suspect’s Facebook post read, ‘3 more days of probation left then I get my AR-15 back. Don’t go to Walmart next week’ Florida authorities are charging a 26-year-old man they say posted a threat on Facebook that he was about to have his semi-automatic rifle returned and people should stay away from Walmart. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Richard Clayton on Friday north of Orlando; Florida Police Arrest ‘White Supremacist’ Who Threatened Walmart Mass Shooting. Florida police announced over the weekend that they have arrested a young white man after he wrote on Facebook that he would be getting his AR-15 back soon and that people should stay away from Walmart. Richard Clayton, 26, allegedly wrote on Facebook, “3 more days of probation left then I get my AR-15 back. Don’t go to Walmart next week,” sparking a joint investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, and the Winter Park Police Department which began on August 6. The man was arrested on Friday in Winter Park and charged with making “written threats to kill or do bodily harm,” the FDLE said on its official Facebook page. He “appears to believe in the white supremacist ideology and has a history of posting threats on Facebook using fictitious accounts,” the Department wrote, and is currently being detained on $15,000 bond.