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‘I’m about to waste about 20 of them:' Florida man threatened to kill kids at party, deputies say

Threats made in 911 call

Anthony Ninham Schuler
Anthony Ninham Schuler (Nassau County Jail)

YULEE, Fla. – A 57-year-old Florida man was arrested Thursday night after calling a 911 dispatcher and threatening to kill people at a house party in his neighborhood, sheriff’s officials said.

Anthony Ninham Schuler was charged with making threats to kill and misuse of the 911 system, Nassau County Sheriff's officials said.

Schuler threatened to shoot up the party and “kill a bunch of children," The Florida Times-Union reported.

Deputies went to the home after the caller made threats on the county’s 911 number, a report said.

“I’m about to waste about 20 of them right now,” the caller told the dispatcher at one point. Then he claimed he had “so many guns right now, I’m about to blow the whole house up,” before adding that the sheriff's office had better send someone over or he was going to kill people.

Deputies found a large party of children and adults going on in the neighborhood. The report said the woman who answered the door at the home said there were no problems at the house, but pointed to a house across a pond when asked if she knew of anyone that they might have a problem with.

The deputies knocked at that house, but no one answered. According to deputies, they went back to the other house and learned that the woman they had spoken with was the 911 caller’s daughter.

They found Schuler in an upstairs bedroom at the home where the party was taking place. He was described as “very intoxicated.”

Schuler remained in jail on Friday afternoon. Bond was set at $55,000. A lawyer for Schuler wasn’t listed on jail records.