Police: Barton man arrested, threatened to shoot people at Circle K

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BARTON — A 56-year-old man from Barton was arrested this morning after police say he called Circle K and threatened to shoot people.

James Marcy is being charged with criminal threatening, following the incident.

Police say the manager at the Circle K in Barton contacted them to report a threatening phone call made by Marcy, who they say is an employee.

“Marcy had stated that he was going to go to the store and shoot everyone,” a statement issued by Corporal Callie R. Field reads.

Marcy was arrested for criminal threatening and brought before a judge this afternoon.

He was released on conditions to stay away from the store and the employees.

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