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Alleged Sandy Hook Copycat

Threatens to Target L.A.

Kindergarteners for Death

1/8/2013 5:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The 24-year-old man who threatened to commit Sandy Hook type crimes in L.A. claimed he was hell-bent on leaving "dead kindergartners" in his wake ... yet he will not be prosecuted.

Kyle Bangayan posted threats on Facebook the same day as the Newtown shooting ... and claimed he was targeting L.A. schools ... this according to a search warrant obtained by TMZ.

Kyle allegedly wrote, "No really America, if you post one more Facebook post about the shooting at that elementary school, I swear to whatever f**king god you believe in that I will do the same goddamn thing."

The rant continues, "I have the guns, I have the incentive, and I won't commit suicide at the end, I'll just go to the next f**king school and the next and the next ..."

And he goes on ... "So I woke up this morning and said to myself ... Dang you know [what] would be really awesome right now ... some dead kindergarteners ... and Christmas early."

Kyle was arrested in L.A. after a tipster told the LAPD about the online threats -- and when cops searched his bedroom (at his parents house) they found six semi-auto handguns, two rifles and one shotgun.

Now for the kicker.  Kyle was released and the L.A. County D.A. said no charges would be filed, because the threats were not specific. 

A little unsettling .... don't you think?


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Oh my God!!!! Are the LA cops seriously that out of touch?!?!

616 days ago


SUCH BS...But this is L.A. and we see this disregard for victims or potential victims almost every day. Such a pathetic justice in L.A.

616 days ago


This type of idiot is why I own gens

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616 days ago


What is this 24 years old *** holding in this pic?

616 days ago


Somebody need to kill this Asian piece of crap

616 days ago


He should be deported back to the Philipiines.

616 days ago


Psychotic people like this need to be euthanized ASAP!!

616 days ago

Elizabeth Alan    

Hello conspiracy theorists :)

616 days ago


OLD NEWS TMZ! It's fine if you want us to discuss it, but don't make it sound like this just happened.

This story and the decision to release him was all over the news Dec 17.

616 days ago


and if he goes out and does it.they will blame the guns not the stupid people who let him go.per usual

616 days ago


hopefully the fact that everyone out there has a heads up is enough to get him killed before he gets to a school, either by cops or other means.

616 days ago


I like how you added in (at his parents house)

616 days ago


Wow !! crazy

616 days ago


A lot of Psychology experts are starting to write some interesting articles on this matter. The way this latest generation is being raised is a big concern. Obviously it doesn't apply to the whole generation but there is some truth there. We tell these kids from the time they are born that they are great and can achieve anything they put there minds to. They are watching more and more reality TV and some create this false connection to these celebrities. They have thousands of "friends" on facebook so they must be a big deal. They create alternate egos and lives through video games etc... Then when reality sets in and they end up realizing that life is tough, they don't have a job or at least not the one they wanted, they aren't famous and they aren't the person they created in their fantasy world and they are living in their parents basement, some snap. It's disturbing the more you read. The "freshmen study" done the other day shows how out of touch and narcissistic some in this younger generation really are.

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