Zillah police: Man arrested for Facebook threat

Zillah police: Man arrested for Facebook threat

ZILLAH, Wash. -- The man behind a suspicious Facebook threat it is now in custody, according to Zillah Police Chief Dave Simmons.

Simmons said the 27-year-old has been committed under the involuntary treatment act for a mental evaluation.

The post in question was part of a conversation thread. Simmons said the man responded to a comment that said he sounded like the next shooter at a massacre.

"I may be. I felt on the absolute edge of doing something similar," the man wrote.

Simmons says investigators retrieved the post this morning with help from someone in Georgia.