Scott Gessler death threats: Man says he wants to shoot the Secretary, knows where he lives
After the call to Gessler's office, CBI agents went to the suspect's Denver home, where he admitted that he'd made the call and had intended it to be threatening, the report says.
He told investigators that he did threaten "to put a bullet in his head." But the man said he never intended to actually injure Gessler, and he doesn't have any firearms, according to the CBI.
"I've warned him! I can't control him!" the man's wife reportedly told agents.
The man told CBI investigators that he never wanted to break the law in the first place, then repeatedly stated: "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.... They were just words."
As he prepared to leave, the agent told the man that the CBI was also investigating an e-mail threat. Before the agent could even finish his sentence, the report says, the man "loudly" stated, "I only threaten people by phone, not on the computer! On the computer is where the cook's are!"
Officials believe that second threat came from a different party.
Here's the full CBI report, with redactions.
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