For Immediate Release
March 9, 2018
A Kansas City man has been charged for threatening to school staff that he would "shoot up" his child's elementary school earlier this year, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Samnang Duong, dob: 12/30/1977, faces the Class D felony count of Terrorist Threat 1st Degree.*
According to court records, Kansas City police were dispatched to Whittier Elementary School on Jan. 19, 2018, and school staff told police that the parent of a student, Samnang Duong, had threatened to "shoot the whole school up." Duong was arrested on March 8 and questioned by police about incidents involving Whittier.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.