Tampa woman, Juliana Joy Cote, arrested for written threat to commit mass shooting

A 26-year-old Tampa woman was arrested Friday morning after posting a threatening post on Facebook.

Juliana Joy Cote wrote on her Facebook account Thursday: “Hello. I used to believe that guns were only for men and stable rational people. But I, Juliana Joy Cote, a unipolar maniac autistic, got this lil sucker here. For FREE! and did nothing to get it. Apparently all us mentally ills are legally alloud (sic) to have these types of gun. I call it The Lil Tiny Gun of Evil Evilness. It came to me. So call 911 cause im heading to the nearest elementary school now. To shoot everyone then myself if im fast enough. GUN POWER!!!!” 

There was a small fake gun in a photo with the post.

She was arrested by Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and charged with “written threat to conduct a mass shooting”.

It is reported that she lives near the Egypt Lake Elementary School in the Carrollwood area.

She was Baker acted and is being held at the Falkenburg Jail on $50,000 bond.


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