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Man Accused Of Threatening Children Changes Plea

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DENVER (AP) — A Westminster man accused of threatening to kill schoolchildren and the president changed his not guilty plea Wednesday.

Mitchell Kenneth Kusick has been held since last year on a federal charge of threats against a president.

According to court records, Kusick he told his therapist about wanting to shoot students at a trick-or-treat event at a nearby high school. He also talked about killing President Barack Obama

Kusick took a shotgun from his aunt’s house, tried to buy ammunition, then told his therapist about his plan. The therapist called police.

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