Announcement of ‘active shooter’ creates panic in store

A juvenile who allegedly wanted to create a YouTube video created a panic situation at Minden Walmart Monday night and is now facing a felony terrorizing charge.

According to Minden Chief of Police Steve Cropper, the juvenile entered Walmart with a camera and tripod, while his brother, 19-year-old Noah Heidelberg of Dewberry Lane in Minden, waited in the parking lot.

“[The juvenile] somehow makes his way to a telephone in the automotive department that’s got the [Public Address] speaker,” Cropper said. “He gets on the PA speaker and announces there is an active shooter in


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