Man accused of threatening to ‘shoot up’ school bus, police say

MOBILE, Ala. — An Alabama man is accused of threatening to “shoot up” a school bus, authorities said.

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Brandon Smart, 26, was arrested Thursday and charged with making a terrorist threat and possession of a gun, WALA-TV reported.

According to the Mobile Police Department, the incident occurred on Aug. 30, according to the television station.

Police said that a man, later identified as Smart, had entered the bus on Navco Road in Mobile amid a dispute involving a relative and another juvenile, WPMI-TV reported.

Police said Smart was found to be carrying a handgun and allegedly threatened to “shoot up” the bus, according to the television station.

Smart was booked into the Mobile County Metro Jail, and bail was set at $20,000, WALA reported. He is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

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