- The man allegedly posted on his Facebook account that he would launch a mass shooting in case Joe Biden was declared president
- The suspect was tracked by the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) officers and local authorities on Friday, November 6
- Reports indicate he was stopped in a vehicle before being driven to his residence where they conducted a search for firearms
Police officers in Los Angeles are holding a man who threatened to shoot Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden if he wins the November 3rd General Election.
The man whose name was withheld has allegedly made a Facebook post in which he threatened to launch a mass shooting.
According to Los Angeles Times, the suspect was tracked by the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) officers and local authorities on Friday, November 6.
Reports indicate he was stopped in a vehicle before being driven to his residence where they conducted a search for firearms and establish how exactly he would carry the attack.
“The FBI is aware of the reported threats, and we’re working with our partners. The subject is being evaluated by state officials. The federal government has not made any arrest nor filed charges at this time,” FBI officer Laura Eimiller said.
This came barely two days after violence rocked Oregon on the eve of the election as protesters took to the streets to demand that every vote must be counted.
None of the two main contenders, President Donald Trump and Biden have hit the 270 mark, the minimum number of Electoral College votes a candidate needs to win the presidency.
Section of experts had predicted that Biden will start leading based on the assumption that most votes that will be counted first in most states are absentee ballots.
Briefly.co.za previously reported Trump refuses to be trumped, regardless of Biden reaching 270. US President Donald Trump insists he will not back down or concede the election, regardless of Joe Biden reaching 270 electoral votes. According to reports by CNN Trump maintains that he is going to fight and he believes that there has been voter fraud when coming to the counting of the ballots.
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