FBI: Truck Driver Threatened Mass Shooting at Memphis Church

Thomas Matthew McVicker was apprehended in Indianapolis before the plan could be carried out.

  • Published 20 August 2019

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A truck driver has been arrested after saying he would commit a mass shooting at a church in Memphis, Tennessee, authorities say in newly filed court records. Thomas Matthew McVicker was apprehended in Indianapolis before the plan could be carried out, according to court papers. It’s the most recent case in a string of men being arrested around the country for threatening to carry out shootings. McVicker, 38, made “credible threats to conduct a mass… Read at AP News