Kentucky officials investigate child death threats, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell: ‘You can’t stop me’

Local and federal authorities are investigating threats to kill Kentucky schoolchildren, as well as state Sen. Rand Paul and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in an angry news report.

The The report, obtained by Fox News Digital, warned that both Republican lawmakers would be targeted and that threats sent to the Bowling Green Independent Schools, Warren County Schools and Allen County School Systems would kill children who voted for them.

“You want to vote for Michael McConnell and Rand Paul, and then what are you all going to do with it,” the threat read. “And the only way to learn is when these racist cracker kids bleed. Then you’ll learn what the rest of us live with every day because of the fascists you voted for.”

“I want all of you to look at your dead children and know that it was because of the way you voted,” the statement continued.

“I’m going to be very famous. Not Nick Cruz! The threat was made in reference to Nikolas Cruz, who is serving a life sentence for the 2018 Parkland mass shooting.

The superintendent was notified of the threat, including by Sen. Rand Paul and McConnell, along with staff and students at three area high schools.
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Bowling Green Independent Schools alerted the community Wednesday about the threat posted on its Lexington-based website without releasing many details.

“Superintendent Gary Fields has received reports of a security threat involving staff and students at three area high schools: Bowling Green High School, Warren Central High School and Allen County-Scottsville High School, as well as Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul,” the statement said. reads Bowling Green High School Principal Kyle McGraw on the school district’s website. “There is no specific date or time of the threat.”

The Bowling Green Police Department told Fox News Digital that an investigation is underway. Fox News Digital reached out to the school districts and the U.S. Capitol Police, as well as the offices of Paul and McConnell.

“You want to vote for Mich McConnell and Rand Paul, and then what are you all going to do with it,” the man wrote in the threatening letter.

The FBI’s Louisville office told Fox News Digital it was aware of the threats.

“While we have no information that the threats are credible, we are taking them seriously and are actively working with local authorities to identify those responsible,” the FBI said in a statement. “It is a federal crime to make threats via social media, text messages, or e-mail (interstate communication threats). Even if these threats are found to be false, they can still be prosecuted as federal crimes.

“Hoax threats are no joke because they disrupt schools, waste limited law enforcement resources, and cause undue anxiety to our students, school staff and parents,” the agency said.

The person who posted the threat also said they wanted to kill former President Donald Trump, but “unfortunately, I can’t get to them, but I can get to your kids.”

“I do it at a football game. I will do it whenever. You can’t stop me. I will also take some pigs with me,” said the writer, referring to a derogatory term for police officers.

The threat ends with “See you soon” above the address of Bowling Green and Warren Central high schools and James Bazzell High School.


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