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South Florida woman faces charges after threat to shoot DeSantis and senators

Karen Jones faces three charges of making written threats to kill or do bodily harm to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott.
Karen Jones faces three charges of making written threats to kill or do bodily harm to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott. (Palm Beach Sheriff's Office)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A woman is facing criminal charges for making a threat on social media to shoot Florida’s governor and two U.S. senators.

Karen Jones was arrested at her Lantana home on Saturday. She’s facing three charges of making written threats to kill or do bodily harm to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott.

All three elected officials are Republicans.

In the Twitter post, Jones says, “DeSantis, Rick Scott and Marco Rubio are looting my state. Imma shoot them.”

During an interview with detectives, Jones said she made the post as a joke.