SAPD arrests 911 call taker accused of mass shooting threat: ‘One day it will happen here and I will be the one to do it’

Jimmy Tucker, 45, taken into custody after warrant issued for his arrest

Jimmy Tucker (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A longtime San Antonio Police Department communications employee was arrested Tuesday, a day after officers said he threatened to carry out a workplace shooting.

Jimmy Tucker, 45, was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He is charged with making a terroristic threat.

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Tucker, while talking about recent shootings yesterday, told another city employee, “One day it will happen here and I will be the one to do it,” an SAPD spokeswoman confirmed.

Tucker has worked for SAPD Communications for 15 years.

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