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Man arrested after allegedly pledging to shoot a passerby for 100 retweets


A 20-year-old Los Angeles man has been arrested after he allegedly threatened to shoot someone walking down the street in exchange for 100 retweets on Twitter, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The Los Angeles Times reports that the man, Dakkari Dijon McAnuff, posted a photo on Twitter showing a rifle pointed out at the street with the caption 100 [retweets] and Ill shoot someone walking. After being alerted to the photo, police tracked McAnuff down at his home in downtown LA and arrested him on suspicion of making criminal threats. McAnuffs Twitter account has been deleted. Threats on Twitter have resulted in arrests in Spain, the United Kingdom, and Kuwait, among other places.

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