• Florida man threatened Disney World shooting if he got enough Facebook 'likes,' deputies say

    By: Kevin Williams and Melonie Holt, WFTV.com

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    BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Brevard County, Florida, deputies are crediting two Facebook users for reporting a post that threatened a shooting at Walt Disney World.

    Deputies said Derek Eitel, 23, threatened to "shoot up" Disney and hang himself if he got five “likes” on his post.

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    Eitel admitted to making the post, deputies said. He appeared in a Brevard County courtroom Wednesday.

    Deputies said Eitel lives with his parents, who told deputies their son did not have access to their guns that are locked up inside the house.

     


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