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Houston-area Man Arrested For Threats To University of Texas

Sean Evan Haddon has been charged with making a terrorist threat, after allegedly threatening to shoot “at least 200 people”

University of Texas police and Harris County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 23-year-old Houston-area man who they say threatened to shoot at least 200 people at the school in Austin.

Authorities say Sean Evan Haddon has been charged with making a terrorist threat.

He’s in the Harris County jail following his arrest Sunday morning.

Police say phone calls began April 7 with a bomb threat to their campus police headquarters. Another similar call was received Thursday, followed by a call Friday to the university’s Human Resource Service Center threatening to shoot “at least 200 people.” That call was tracked to Haddon’s home, in the northeast Houston suburb of Crosby.

Police say after each call officers found nothing suspicious to merit a campus-wide alert.

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