Good thing they got a tip or it could have been a tragedy.

Via Fox News:

A Saudi Arabian student enrolled at the University of New Mexico’s school of engineering was charged Friday with illegally possessing a firearm after a search of his Albuquerque residence found a .380-caliber Cobra handgun, according to federal court documents.

Hassan Alquahtani, 28, was scheduled to get his diploma from the university on Saturday before going to Disneyland to celebrate with his family, according to the Albuquerque Journal.

Those plans changed following an FBI investigation into the student, which began after an anonymous person called its National Threat Operations Center on Aug. 8 and said that Alqahtani was “creating a list of people who he wants to kill before he leaves the U.S.”

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