COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A Columbus man was arrested Tuesday after police say he threatened to kill people at a gay club.
Police arrested 27-year-old Me’Shach Israel-Miller and charged him with inducing panic and aggravated menacing.
According to Columbus police, Israel-Miller made the threat on the social networking app Grindr. Police say he said he was going to kill 85 people at a gay club.
The victim posted screenshots of the threat on Facebook.
Sgt. Nick Konves, CPD’s LGBT Diversity/Inclusion liaison, says he will be reaching out to the prosecutor’s office to look at the filing of the Columbus hate crime statute.