Suspect accused of threatening SA movie theaters arrested

After a social media post threatening San Antonio movie theaters went viral, SAPD and the FBI investigated and arrested the suspect.

The suspect accused of threatening to shoot up San Antonio area movie theaters on social media has been arrested, according to the San Antonio Police Department.

The San Antonio Police Department located Shawn Lemoine at  the 3900 block of Fredericksburg today and took him into custody. The threatening post he made  is being investigated.  He is currently  under arrest for an outstanding felony warrant.

Many of you reached out to KENS 5 and local law enforcement with your concern.

The West Monroe Police Department in Louisiana initially addressed threatening posts across social media and identified the suspect as an individual in San Antonio. SAPD, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office and the FBI then joined forces to locate the individual.

Law enforcement officials advised that there is an increase in threats with the rise of social media and that all of these threats are taken seriously and investigated. There can be serious repercussions to individuals in these kinds of incidents.

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