Toronto man arrested for threatening gun violence at Western

October 5, 2016

A 22-year-old Toronto man has been arrested and will face charges for making online threats involving Western University. The Canadian Press reports that investigators first received reports on Monday morning that a Western student had posted a message on social media saying that he planned to go to the university and use a gun to “harm an unspecified person or people on campus.” Police have stated that the man is in custody and faces charges for uttering threats to cause death. At this time, it is reportedly unknown who the intended target or targets of the message were. Toronto Star (CP) | London Free Press | CBC | Western