Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Gang Initiation Shooting (Macon Mall, GA)

13WMAZ [Macon, GA]
16 September 2008

Police Debunk Mall E-mail Threat

Wrtier: Kari Corbett

Macon police say an email warning of possible gang violence at the Macon Mall appears to be a hoax.

Lt. Eric Walker with Macon Police says the department has tried to trace the e-mail forwarded from person to person to try to find its origin.

In a news release, he wrote that the department had received numerous phone calls and emails about the alleged threat. The email says gangs will be shooting people at the mall as part of a gang initiation. [...]

Macon Telegraph [GA]
17 September 2008

No substantiation of e-mail that threatens shooting, police say

By Ashley Tusan Joyner