Threatening to "Shoot Some Politicians" Will Get You In Trouble (Updated)

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Scary even when Elmo says it.
  • Scary even when Elmo says it.

Update: Chester Smith III, the employee who allegedly made the threats, will not be charged. (Cleveland.com)

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Details are still scarce, but both 19 Action News and WEWS are reporting that a Cuyahoga County employee has been put on administrative leave after threatening to "shoot some politicians" if he was forced to take more furlough days.

The incident allegedly occurred on January 14 and the Sheriff's Department was made aware of the threat last Friday.

In any event, threats like that are bound to get the attention of law enforcement.

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