Documents show Dixon man charged after threatening "remember El Paso?" at Illinois McDonalds

DIXON, Ill. (WIFR) - A Dixon man is charged for allegedly threatening to shoot up a local McDonald's "like El Paso," according to a criminal complaint.

A Dixon man is charged for allegedly threatening to shoot up a local McDonald's "like El Paso," according to a criminal complaint. Ray Allen, 53, was arrested Monday after allegedly confronting two women at the McDonald's at 207 N. Galena Avenue. (KWQC/VineLink)

Ray Allen, 53, was arrested Monday after allegedly confronting two women at the McDonald's at 207 N. Galena Avenue.

According to the complaint, Allen said, “Remember El Paso? What if I brought a gun in here and shot up everyone like El Paso?”

Allen is charged with making a terrorist threat, falsely making a terrorist threat and disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to 45 years in prison.

Allen is being held at Lee County Jail on $50,000 bond. He has a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 14.

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