Tyler man who threatened to shoot Walmart employees and customers out on bond


TYLER, Texas (KETK) – On Monday, Tyler Police arrested a suspect who threatened employees and customers with a gun at the Tyler Walmart located at 450 SSE Loop 323.

Trumaine Washington

The suspect was identified as Trumaine Washington, 31, of Tyler.

Washington was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon with a $100,000 bond. He posted bond on Tuesday.

Washington got into an altercation with an employee inside the store. When the employee went to get the manager, Washington pulled a gun and began threating to shoot and kill people.

Several units responded to the call and arrived on the scene shortly before 2:00 p.m.

Officers located Washington in the parking lot and was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

No shots were fired and no one was injured.

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