18-year-old formally charged with Terroristic threat

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EDINBURG, Texas – The man accused of threatening to shoot multiple local schools facing a judge.

18-year-old Gustavo Garcia is formally charged with Terroristic Threat and Threat of Exhibition or Use of Firearms. This stemming from a social media post on Monday night where Garcia allegedly posted threatening messages claiming he would take more than one gun to different schools; one of them being Robert Vela High School.

The post also reportedly stated he wanted to die but would take revenge before doing so. Students immediately reported the post to authorities and Garcia was arrested shortly after. His bond is set at half at $500,000.

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