A 22-year-old Missouri man was indicted for the murder of five middle-aged white men since last year and one white woman — including four on south Kansas City walking trails. Frederick Demond Scott, a 23-year-old black man, and faces a total of six counts of first-degree murder and six counts of armed criminal action in a string of killings that began in August 2016.
He made the inflammatory and racist statements including an incident in January of 2014 at Center Alternative School where he threatened to shoot up a school and “kill all white people,” according to a municipal citation for harassment. Court records quoted Scott as stating – “I want to shoot the school up, Columbine-style.” He was sentenced to 180 days in jail but the sentence was suspended and he was given probation instead. He was also ordered to stay away from the school and “intense” supervision was ordered at that time.