Second Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Black College Students In Missouri


 

Second Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Black College Students In Missouri

Second Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Black College Students In Missouri

 

( 4UMF NEWS ) Second Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Black College Students In Missouri:

Things are real intense on college campuses in the state of Missouri right now. A day after widespread reports of black students receiving threats at the University of Missouri and hours after the arrest of a white man who threatened to shoot students there, a student at Northeast Missouri State University is also in jail for a similar threat.

Freshman Connor B. Stottlemyre, 19, was arrested at his dorm Wednesday morning after someone saw a violent message he'd posted to Yik Yak, the university told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

"I'm gonna shoot any black people tomorrow, so be ready," the message reportedly read.

Yik Yak, if you're not familiar, is the controversial, location-based, anonymous message board that lets people post anything they want for other nearby users to read. Messages are called yaks.

It was another yak with a threat to "shoot every black person I see" that led to the arrest of 19-year-old Hunter Park, who is not a student, near the University of Missouri earlier in the morning.

Stottlemyre and Park were both charged with suspicion of making a terrorist threat. Police told the Post-Dispatch that it wasn't clear if Stottlemyre's Northwest Missouri State threat was related to what has been going down about 200 miles away at the University of Missouri.

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