Duane “Dog” Chapman has reportedly been a member of the manhunt for Shawn Richard Christy, who allegedly threatened President Trump on Facebook.
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“Dog the Bounty Hunter” is a member of the manhunt for a man who allegedly said he wanted to “bullet” in the time of President Trump’s head.
“Dog the Bounty Hunter,” whose name is Duane Chapman, told the Mansfield News Journal he was joining the search for Shawn Richard Christy, 26, a Pennsylvania man who allegedly threatened the commander in chief.
Christy is on the run since June 19, after allegedly threatening John M. Morganelli, the district attorney of Northampton County, Pa., and Trump in a Facebook post that has since been removed.
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“Keep it up Morganelli, I promise you a bullet in your head as soon as I put one in the head of President Donald J. Trump,” Christy allegedly wrote.
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Chapman told the media outlet from his home in Hawaii that he is a “very hot lead” on Christy’s location.
“I’ve delivered messages to him,” he continued. “My goal is not to shoot him, but get him to surrender.”
The reality tv star told the media outlet he was scheduled to arrive in Mansfield, Ohio, on Sept. 27. He was originally planning a visit to the area to host a town hall meeting on the “Addiction” and How can you Find Your Way to Redemption.”
Chapman said he hoped that he could help with the search, and brings him in peace.”
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After the Facebook post, a federal warrant has been issued for Christy’s arrest. He is also wanted in Pennsylvania for a burglary, probation violation and failure to appear for a case of abuse.
The search, which is now also the us Marshals Service, the FBI and the Secret Service, has on different states and reached as far north as Canada. Christy was also wanted in Ohio, where he was believed to have abandoned a stolen truck.
The authorities have offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to the capture of Christy but have warned that he should be considered armed and dangerous.
Fox News’ Bradford Betz and the Associated Press contributed to this report.
Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com. You can follow her via @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.