Man arrested for threatening a Mississippi courthouse with a ‘Las Vegas-style shooting’

Published 8:53 am Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A man accused of making threats to employees at a Mississippi courthouse was arrested outside Atlanta Monday.

According to the Associated Press, 47-year-old Bernard Sylvester Hird Jr. of Georgia allegedly called the Tishomingo County Courthouse Oct. 4 threatening a “Las Vegas-style shooting.”

Hird, served with a warrant for cyberstalking/email threats, waived extradition from Clayton County, Georgia, to Tishomingo County Monday.

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