Brevard man in jail, charged with threatening a shooting at Disney


Brevard County deputies have arrested a man after investigators say he threatened a mass shooting at Disney World, then hang himself during a Facebook chat.

23-year-old Derek Eitel was in a chat group with 800 other people when he made the threat, which was reported by two of the chat group members.

Detectives say Eitel admitted typing the threat on his smart phone.  He's charged with making written threats to kill or do bodily harm.

(Photo courtesy of Brevard County Sheriff's Office)



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