Man Promptly Arrested After Threatening To Shoot A Stranger For 100 Retweets

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March 14, 2014 12:18 p.m.
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A Los Angeles man tweeted Wednesday that he’d shoot someone walking under his window for a mere 100 retweets.

It didn’t take long afterward for police to arrest Dakkari Dijon McAnuff, 20, on suspicion of making criminal threats, the Los Angeles Times reported. He was being held on $50,000 bail.

The Los Angeles Police Department was alerted that morning to one of McAnuff’s tweets that contained a photo of a rifle pointed at a street and was captioned “100 [retweets] and I’ll shoot someone walking,” according to the Times. They then promptly tracked his location using the service and recovered an air rifle from the home.

McAnuff’s Twitter account has been taken down.

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