Man Threatening Biden Fatally Shot by FBI Agents in Utah
Craig Deleeuw Robertson, a Utah resident, was shot and killed by FBI agents after making threatening posts on social media targeting U.S. President Joe Biden.
The shooting occurred during the execution of a search warrant at Robertson’s home.
Social Media Activity Revealing Support for Former President Trump
Robertson’s social media activity included messages expressing support for former President Donald Trump.
His posts also contained explicit threats against President Biden.
Shooting Occurred During Warrant Execution
The FBI stated that the shooting happened while attempting to serve arrest and search warrants at Robertson’s residence.
The incident is now under review by the FBI’s Inspection Division, following their standard protocol for agent-involved shootings.
Criminal Complaint Filed Against Robertson
Robertson’s concerning social media posts prompted a criminal complaint against him.
He is charged with multiple felonies, including interstate threats and influencing, impeding, and retaliating against federal law enforcement officers through threats.
Threats Against the President Included in Charges
The charges against Robertson also encompass threats made against the President.
This demonstrates the seriousness of the threats he made.
Trend of Threats Against Political Figures
This incident is part of a broader trend of individuals making threats against political figures.
It highlights the complex challenges faced by law enforcement in such cases..
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