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Oroville man accused of threatening casino mass shooting

Feb 7, 2018

Deputies arrested an Oroville man Tuesday on charges of threatening a mass shooting and suicide at a casino, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office said the man, Wade Burnside, 26, sent text messages to a person indicating the shooting would happen before 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Deputies learned Burnside had earlier met the person at Gold Country Casino and Hotel in Oroville.

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