Election Day 2018: Man accused of threatening to 'shoot up' polling place in Pennsylvania

Authorities in Pennsylvania arrested Christopher Queen, 48, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
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Authorities in Pennsylvania arrested Christopher Queen, 48, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.

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Police on Tuesday arrested a man accused of threatening to shoot up a Washington County polling place as voters cast their ballots for the midterm elections.

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Christopher Queen allegedly arrived at the South Franklin Fire Hall just before 9 a.m. and told workers he was promised a gun and money if he voted "straight party," WPXI reported.

 
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Poll workers said he became angry when they told him he wasn’t registered to vote and allegedly threatened to come back shooting.

Authorities charged Queen with making terroristic threats, a felony.

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