And utah man accused of threatening the president Joe Biden was shot and killed by FBI agents hours before the president was expected to land in the state on Wednesday, authorities said.
Special agents were trying to serve an arrest warrant at[person]’s house Craig Deleeuw Robertson in Provo, south of Salt Lake City, when the shooting occurred at 6:15 a.m., the FBI said in a statement.
Robertson posted online Monday that he had heard Biden was coming to Utah and that he planned to take out a camouflage suit and “clean the dust off the m24 sniper rifle”.
In another post, Robertson describes himself as a “MAGA Trumper”a reference to former President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan.
Local media reported that he appeared to possess a long-range sniper rifle and many other weapons, as well as camouflage gear known as “traje ghillie”investigators said in court records.