Man admits making death threats over intercom at Leavenworth K-Mart

LEAVENWORTH, Kansas - A man admitted in court Wednesday to using an intercom to threaten shoppers inside a Leavenworth K-Mart.

The incident happened May 22.

Oliver Gillom Jr., walked into the Leavnworth K-Mart store, 4820 S 4th St Trafficway, with a handgun concealed in his coat.

Oliver Gillom Jr., announced over a K-Mart intercom that he was going to kill somebody and whoever didn’t want to die should leave the store immediately.

Prosecutors alleged after he made the threats, he pointed a gun at two people in the store, though Gillom’s attorney said in court he disputed the claim that he pointed a gun at anyone.

Gillom left the store and fled from police inside his vehicle, but was apprehended a short time later.

Gillom pleaded guilty to one count each of aggravated assault, criminal threat, felony fleeing or attempting to edude a law enforcement officer and criminal use of a firearm.

Gillom’s sentencing was scheduled for Sept. 8.

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