Jabari R. Dean was charged with transmitting a threat in interstate commerce and, if convicted, could face up to five years in prison, the US Attorney in Chicago said in a statement.
               
The University of Illinois at Chicago said one of its students, living off campus, was arrested for making the threat, which caused the University of Chicago to cancel classes yesterday.

The officer, who shot McDonald 16 times, was charged last week with first-degree murder. A judge on Monday set a USD 1.5 million bond for the officer, Jason Van Dyke.    
               
The FBI official who signed the criminal complaint said Dean said he posted the threat from a phone but took it down shortly after posting it, according to the criminal complaint.

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