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Capitol Police: Online death threat targeted Gov. Walker

MADISON (WAOW) -- Wisconsin Capitol police say they have discovered an online death threat targeting Gov. Scott Walker.

Few details were released, but Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs did issue this statement Monday afternoon:

"Earlier this morning, Capitol Police became aware of an online death threat directed towards Governor Walker. Capitol Police takes any threat directed towards those who visit or work in the Capitol seriously, and Capitol Police investigators have identified and interviewed the responsible individual. Capitol Police does not generally comment on specific security issues."

Walker spokesman Cullen Werwie told Newsline 9 the governor's office has no comment.

Online Reporter: Daniel Woodruff

 

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