A Minnesota man was sentenced Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to threatening to “shoot up” a Walgreens.
Twenty-three-year-old Abdul Raheem Habil Ali-Skelton of Glencoe pleaded guilty to terroristic threats April 25 and was sentenced Wednesday to 28 days in prison, which he has already served.
He will be on supervised probation for three years.
According to the criminal complaint, Ali-Skelton went to the Brooklyn Park store early Sunday, March 27, and accused a customer of having a relationship with his girlfriend, then threatened to hit him with a bottle. Ali-Skelton also threatened to “shoot up the place” and said he was part of a terrorist group and would “blow up” the store.
Ali-Skelton also pleaded guilty in federal court to lying about communicating with Syrian-based members of the Islamic State group.