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 The Washington Post, warned of targeting both Republican lawmakers, and that threats sent to Bowling Green Independent Schools, Warren County Schools and Allen County Schools indicate the killing of children who voted for them.

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


Kentucky Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rand Paul were targeted for death in the letter, along with school children.
(Associated Press)

“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 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.

Bowling Green Independent Schools on Wednesday alerted the community about the threat to its Lexington-based website without releasing many details.


“Superintendent Gary Fields has received reports of possible security threats, including 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 said the investigation is ongoing. school districts and the U.S. Capitol Police, as well as Paul and McConnell’s offices.

The FBI’s Louisville office said it was aware of the threats.


“We have no information that the threats are credible, but we are taking them seriously and are actively working with local authorities to identify those responsible,” the FBI said in a statement. “Making threats via social media, text messages, or email is a federal crime (threat against interstate communications). Even if these threats are 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 distress 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’ll do it at a football game. I’ll do it whenever. You can’t stop me. I’ll take some pigs with me,” the writer said, referring to the term used to insult 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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