Police take down suspect who allegedly threatened to commit mass shooting

Authorities say Tristan Wix, 25, texted about planning a mass shooting.
2:19 | 08/18/19

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Now to a new arrest overnight, a man accused of making threats at jewish community center. It comes after a dramatic takedown in Florida of a man accused of being fascinated accused of being fascinated with mass shootings. According to police who texted about being fascinated with mass shoots. Zachary kiesch joins us now. Reporter: Eva, good morning to you as well. Authorities arrested a man in Ohio, they say, was targeting this jewish community. Now, investigators said he's identified in the past as a white nationalist. This morning, police say a man is custody accused of making threats aimed at a local community center. James Reardon Jr. Is under arrest. Officers raided his home this weekend saying they seized dozens of rounds of ammo, several semiautomatic weapons, a gas mask and bulletproof armor. We wanted to make sure that we did our part this person was taken off the street very quickly. Reporter: The FBI is calling on the public to help stop potential copycats. This comes as new dramatic video was released showed the moment of police arrest Ed a Florida man after he allegedly sent a series of text messages threatening a mass shooting. 25-year-old Tristan Wix of Daytona Beach taken into custody on Friday. Authorities saying they were first tipped off by Wix's ex-girlfriend after he sent detailed text messages. In the last week, police say they thwarted at least three potential shooting attempts. In New York, a doctor was arrested after police found this arsenal of weapons, they say, he used to threatening his ex-wife's family. At central Connecticut state university, this man was arrested after allegedly posting online about interest in committing a mass shooting. What motivates mass shooters is power and control. They see somebody complete a shooting, whether they get killed or not. In their mind they can emboldened themselves to go and commit a shooting. Police will keep extra security at that jewish community center. Now Reardon is being held on $250,000 bond and will appear in court on Monday morning. Scary case. Zachary, thank you. In Texas a community ripped apart by tragedy reunited as el

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