Man threatening to kill President Biden shot dead by FBI

Robertson allegedly said he needed to prepare his camouflage and sniper rifle in anticipation of Biden's trip to Utah this week.

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During a raid on Wednesday morning, FBI agents fatally shot a man in Utah who was under investigation for threats against U.S. President Joe Biden.

The FBI was investigating Craig Deleeuw Robertson, according to charging documents obtained by NPR. They stated that Robertson had “intent to kill, at a minimum, D.A. Bragg and President Joe Biden.”

Robertson allegedly said he needed to prepare his camouflage and sniper rifle in anticipation of Biden’s trip to Utah this week. Robertson also allegedly threatened to assassinate Bragg in a parking garage.

The White House confirmed that president was briefed on the events, but referred specific questions to the FBI.

FBI agents attempted to enter a home in Provo, according to Salt Lake City NBC television affiliate KSL.

The investigation began in April, and the Secret Service was alerted in June, anonymous officials told ABC News.

Investigators determined the man’s threats of physical harm were credible.

“The incident began when special agents attempted to serve arrest and search warrants at a residence,” an FBI spokesperson told KSL.

“The subject is deceased. The FBI takes all shooting incidents involving our agents or task force members seriously,” the spokesperson added.

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