Arrest Made in Terroristic Threat Targeting Harlingen Store

6 months 1 week 1 day ago Saturday, August 10 2019 Aug 10, 2019 August 10, 2019 2:12 PM August 10, 2019 in News - Local

UPDATE (8/11): Jose Luis Gonzales Jr. was officially charged over the weekend. 

His bond was set at $75,000.


HARLINGEN- A man is in custody in connection to an online threat targeting a Walmart store.

Just before four Saturday morning, Harlingen police were notified of a man posting about a shooting at Walmart on Sunday.

The man was taken into custody Saturday morning.

He's expected to face charges of making terroristic threats.

This incident follows another social media posting that evacuated a Walmart in Weslaco Wednesday night.

The suspect in that case, a 13-year-old male, is also charged with making a terroristic threat.

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