A man has been arrested in northern California on suspicion of planning a “Las Vegas-style” mass shooting, officials said, referring to a 2017 attack that opened fire on a music festival from a nearby hotel.
Police in Chico, a small city northeast of San Francisco, said 37-year-old Dallas Marsh had threatened to kill certain individuals and law enforcement officers and was preparing to hold a “Las Vegas-style” mass, police said recently. said he knew. photograph.
“Detectives from the Chico Police’s Violence Suppression Unit (VSU) have obtained evidence that Marsh intended to commit these acts,” police said in a statement Monday. A felony arrest warrant without bail was issued against Marsh.
On Sunday morning, a SWAT team located Marsh near the motel and took him into custody without incident. However, after his arrest, he threatened to kill the officer and his family, and beat the officer on a table during his interview.
Marsh was charged with criminal threats of death/serious injury, battery on peace officers, and threatening violence against peace officers. He remains in the Butte County Jail.
No other details about the alleged conspiracy were immediately released.
The 2017 attack at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas was the deadliest shooting in U.S. history. Nearly 900 people were injured, including 60 killed and 411 shot dead. Gunman Stephen Paddock committed suicide. His motives remain unknown.
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