Casa Grande man arrested suspected of making threats of mass shootings

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Casa Grande police arrested a 19-year-old man on Sunday after he was investigated for making on-line feedback about committing a mass capturing at an area highschool, police station and movie show. 

The man was recognized as Joshua Adam Bowen, a resident of Casa Grande.

The Federal Bureau of Investigations contacted police and alerted them of on-line threats Bowen made about harming individuals with mass shootings, Casa Grande police mentioned in a press launch. He threatened household and associates as effectively, based on the releas.

Bowen additionally praised the latest faculty capturing in Uvalde, Texas, the place 19 youngsters and two lecturers have been killed, based on police. 

“It is important to note this investigation started because Law Enforcement received a tip from a citizen,” Casa Grande Chief of Police Mark McCrory mentioned within the launch. “We are not immune to the issues we see across our country, but our department will be diligent in investigating all threats and will continue to encourage citizens to report this type of behavior to law enforcement.”

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