BREAKING: Dallas Police Chief Investigating Gun Threat to Donald Trump (Update: Secret Service Involved)

Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown is investigating a gun threat made against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Thursday night right before Trump’s rally at Gilley’s.

A screen capture of a photograph posted to Twitter to the account of “@Alejandro_Bruh” shows a male placing a black handgun into a lime green colored backpack with the message, “#TrumpInDallas, gonna be lit” The account has been made private.

The person who made the screen capture, “@SteampunkMuppet” first tweeted it to the Dallas Police and the FBI but received no response.

A few minutes later she tweeted the screen image to a reporter for the Dallas Morning News, Robert Wilonsky, asking for help getting the attention of the Dallas Police.

“@RobertWilonsky Hey Robert, any way to get something like this to DPD besides tweeting at them?”

Within minutes someone tweeted the screen capture to the Dallas Police and Chief Brown.

“@DallasPD @DPDChief Just passing this on.”

Chief Brown responded almost immediately.

“@DannySalazar365 @DallasPD @SteampunkMuppet @RobertWilonsky …on it…thanks”

The total elapsed time from when the threat was posted at 6:16 p.m. CDT to when Chief Brown responded at 6:50 was 34 minutes.

As of press time Dallas Police announced only one arrest at the rally, for disorderly conduct.

“Rally has ended. One arrest for disorderly conduct. Approx 7 causing conflict in the crowd were extracted for their safety.#ProtectingDallas”

UPDATE: Dallas police spokeswoman Sr. Corporal Debra Webb informed The Gateway Pundit the Secret Service is investigating the threat to Trump:

“Our officers passed the information on to the Secret Service who then took over the investigation.”



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