U.S. Marshals capture 27-year-old fugitive who wanted to ‘put a bullet in Trump’s head’

U.S. Marshals capture 27-year-old fugitive who wanted to ‘put a bullet in Trump’s head’
Shawn Richard Christy

[Ed. – They finally nabbed this character.]

The Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio.

Shawn Richard Christy was taken into custody at 4.45pm Friday in Mifflin Township, near Columbus, by US Marshals Service and task force members from Ohio and Pennsylvania.

A federal warrant was issued June 19 for the 27-year-old McAdoo man in connection to Facebook posts threatening to shoot Trump and a district attorney in Pennsylvania.

Trending: Mother needs something to throw during argument, chooses her baby

Facebook threats against Northampton County’s district attorney, allegedly said: ‘I promise I’ll put a bullet in your head as soon as I put one in the head of President Donald J Trump.’

Several schools in southwest Ohio were closed Monday as federal authorities hunted for a wanted fugitive.

School district superindendent Shelley Hilderbrand tweeted early Monday morning: ‘SCHOOL CLOSED MONDAY SEPT 17 – due to manhunt. The District did not want students standing at bus stops for safety reasons.’

Continue reading →

For your convenience, you may leave commments below using either the Spot.IM commenting system or the Facebook commenting system. If Spot.IM is not appearing for you, please disable AdBlock to leave a comment.


Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.