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COPY-Mo. student charged with making threats

WEST PLAINS, Mo. (AP) - A south-central Missouri teenager is in trouble after students and a teacher reported he threatened to bring guns to school and kill people.

KYTV reports (http://bit.ly/UUpwCB ) 18-year-old Zackary Wilmoth, of West Plains, was charged Thursday by the Howell County prosecutor with two counts of making a terroristic threat.

Investigators said Wilmoth made the threat during a class Monday afternoon at West Plains High School. Witnesses quoted Wilmoth as saying he liked to pretend to be Adolf Hitler and that he would bring guns to school and kill everyone later in the week.

The teacher also told police Wilmoth threatened to kill her and her family.

Wilmoth was free Thursday evening on $10,000 cash bond. No phone number for him could be found, and he did not yet have a lawyer.

Information from: Springfield News-Leader, http://www.news-leader.com

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