L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Target of ‘Chemical Bomb’ Threat; Suspect Arrested & Charged w/ Felony

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was the target of a deranged man who claimed to have been in possession of two chemical bombs and a c-4 explosive device.

According to court documents obtained by The Blast, he Los Angeles branch of the FBI received a call from a man who claimed to know about “heavy corruption activity.”

He then told the agent he had two chemical bombs and a c-4 explosive device and was “ready to knock off the mayor of Los Angeles,” referring to Garcetti.  He said he was going to target a building, but would not say where. Continue reading.