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At least 27 people have been arrested over threats to commit mass attacks since the El Paso and Dayton shootings

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Published on August 22, 2019 - Duration: 01:38s

At least 27 people have been arrested over threats to commit mass attacks since the El Paso and Dayton shootings

A Florida teen is one of more than two dozen people who have been arrested over threats to commit mass shootings since 31 people were killed in one weekend this month in shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

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At least 27 people have been arrested over threats to commit mass attacks since the El Paso and Dayton shootings

ON THE INVESTIGATION... ANDWE’LL BE SURE TO BRING YOU ANYUPDATES.27 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FORTHREATING TO COMMIT MASSSHOOTINGS... SINCE THE DEADLYATTACKS IN EL PASO AND DAYTON.A FLORIDA TEEN IS AMONG THOSEARRESTEDFOR MAKING A SCHOOLSHOOTING THREAT.THESE ARRESTS FOLLOW AN NEWORDER GIVEN BY THE F.B.I.’SDIRECTOR.JILLIAN IS LIVE OUTSIDE THF.B.I.’S OFFICE IN FORT MYERSWITH THE LATEST.JILLIAN?F.B.I OFFICES ACROSS THECOUNTRY...INCLUDING THE ONE HEREIN FORT MYERS...ARE ACTIVELYWORKING TO IDENTIFY THREATSSIMILAR TO THE RECENT MASSSHOOTINGS.THIS IS A PROACTIVE MEASUREAUTHORITIES ARE TAKING TOPREVENT MASS SHOOTINGS.DIRECTOR CHRIS WRAY...THE HEADOF THE F.B.I... ORDERED EVERYFIELD OFFICE TO UPDATE THEIRTHREAT ASSESSMENT IN THEIR AREA.THIS COMES AFTER THE MASSACRESIN OHIO AND TEXAS EARLY THISMONTHKILLING 31 PEOPLE.WITHIN THE PAST THREE WEEKSMORETHAN TWO DOZEN PEOPLE HAVE BEENTAKEN INTO CUSTODYAFTER VIOLENTTHREATS OR TALKING ABOUTATTACKS.FIVE OF THEM WERE PEOPLE INFLORIDA.IN VOLUSIA COUNTY FLORIDAA 15YEAR OLD BOY IS IN JUVENILDETENTION AFTER POLICE SAY HEMADE AN ONLINE THREAT TO BRING AGUN TO SCHOOL.RIGHT NOW, EVERY F-B-I OFFICE INTHE NATION IS ASSESSING ANDINVESTIGATING LOCAL AND REGIONALTHREATS.THE CLOSEST FIELD OFFICE TO USIS TAMPA.AND THERE ARE TWO SATELLITEOFFICES HERE IN FORT MYERS ANDNAPLES.IF YOU SEE ANY SUSPICIOUSACTIVITY EITHER IN PERSO

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