• Man arrested after allegedly threatening to 'shoot up' polling place

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    SOUTH FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Police arrested a man for allegedly threatening to shoot up a Washington County polling place on Tuesday.

    Christopher Queen allegedly arrived at the South Franklin Fire Hall just after 8 a.m. and told workers he was promised a gun and money if he voted “straight party,” poll workers told Channel 11.

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    Poll workers say he became angry when they told him he wasn’t registered to vote and allegedly threatened to come back shooting, according to a criminal complaint.

    Queen has been charged with felony terroristic threats.

    At his arraignment on Tuesday, Queen told the judge he does not own a firearm and is not a danger to the public.


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