He Admitted To Threatening To 'Shoot Up' A Hospital, Police Say. Now, He's In Jail.

Source: Tulsa County Jail; MEGA

Troy Eaton.

Jan. 10 2023, Published 3:00 p.m. ET

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An Oklahoma man found himself behind bars this week after police say he threatened to "shoot up" a hospital in Tulsa.

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According to police, Troy Eaton threatened to shoot up Saint Francis Hospital on Jan. 4.

Police responded to the hospital at approximately 3:30 p.m. for a disturbance. When they arrived, officers found a man, later identified as Eaton, interfering with medical personnel who were treating his mother. He was removed from the property.

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According to police, Eaton then went to a gas station and told a employee that he was going to return to the hospital and "shoot up the place." Police also say that Eaton had posted a threat to the hospital on his personal Facebook page.

Eaton was arrested on Jan. 5, when officers found him at a home near 49th West Avenue and Charles Page Boulevard. Police say Eaton admitted to being involved in a disturbance at the hospital, making several threats while at the gas station and posting at threat online.

Eaton is charged with threatening a violent act and was placed in jail on $25,000 bond, according to Fox 23.


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