US Marshals Search for PA Man Who Threatened to ‘put a Bullet’ in Trump’s Head
A fugitive wanted since June for allegedly threatening President Trump and others have been spotted in eastern Pennsylvania early Friday, the officials said.
Shawn Christy, 26, may spotted in Rush Township, approximately 3 km south of his home in McAdoo, the Morning Call reported. Rush is about 112 miles north of Allentown.
“Yes, we are working on it,” Deputy U. S. Marshal Robert Clark told the newspaper. “Nothing is confirmed.”
Shawn Christy allegedly threatened President Trump.
(US Marshals Service)
Christy has been the subject of a large-scale search by the U. S. Marshals, FBI and the US Secret Service for allegedly threatening “to put a bullet” in the president’s head as well as making a death threat against a local prosecutor.
A man described as having a scruffy beard broke into a house near the Still Creek Reservoir after removing an air conditioner, according to the Morning Call. He was reportedly haunted by the homeowner around 2 a.m.
Residents said they believe the man was looking for food.
A federal arrest warrant issued for Christy on June 19, when he allegedly posted a message on Facebook to say: “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,” referring to Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli.
The Facebook post has now been removed, Washington, FOX 5 DC reported.
The manhunt has taken officials of the different member states. The FBI said Christy is believed to have numerous stolen guns.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.