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Los Angeles man arrested for allegedly offering to shoot someone for 100 retweets

Dakkari Dijon McAnuff was taken in on suspicion of making criminal threats.
By Evan Bleier   |   March 14, 2014 at 9:10 AM   |   Comments

March 14 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles man who allegedly offered to shoot someone in exchange for 100 retweets and then post the results on Twitter was arrested when police were able to trace the account back to his home.

Dakkari Dijon McAnuff was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of making criminal threats.

A tweet from the @StillDMC account, which has since been taken down, showed a picture of a rifle pointed down at a street accompanied by a caption reading, “100 [retweets] and I’ll shoot someone walking.”

When police arrived at the 20-year-old’s home, they discovered an air rifle.

He was being held on $50,000 bail and either posted it, or got access to the Internet in jail.




[Los Angeles Times]

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