CHICAGO (CBS) — A 67-year-old man was arrested Thursday afternoon, after police said he threatened to shoot people entering a mosque in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, and to blow up the mosque itself.
Police said the man, a member of the mosque, got into an argument with someone outside the building near 89th and Stony Island shortly after 1 p.m.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Stray Sprinkles On Friday
The 67-year-old man then threatened to shoot people who entered the mosque, and threatened to blow up the building.READ MORE: Young Boy Shot And Seriously Wounded In Bronzeville High-Rise Apartment
Police arrested the man at the scene.MORE NEWS: Family Of Girl Who Died At Age 11 Finds Her Headstone Overturned And Damaged At Cemetery In Hillside
Charges were pending Thursday afternoon as Area South Detectives investigate.