Ariz. shooting victim arrested at town hall meeting for allegedly threatening Tea Partier’s life

Laura Donovan Contributor
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A victim of last week’s Tucson shooting rampage allegedly made threats against Republican Ariz. Rep. Terri Proud and Tucson Tea Party spokesman Trent Humphries at a town hall meeting Saturday.

Upset about comments made by Proud and Humphries, shooting survivor J. Eric Fuller stood up from his seat, tore up a photo of Humphries, and announced, “You’re dead.”

Authorities quickly removed Fuller from the room. Pima County Sheriff’s spokesman Jason Ogan told KGUN that Fuller has been charged with threats and intimidation and will face an additional charge of disorderly conduct.

The town hall was filmed by ABC News for their Sunday show “This Week.”

Fuller, who was shot in the knee during last week’s massacre, made headlines Friday for blaming Fox’s Glenn Beck, former Republican senatorial candidate Sharron Angle, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for the actions of accused gunman Jared Loughner.

“It looks like Palin, Beck, Sharron Angle and the rest got their first target,” Fuller said. “Their wish for Second Amendment activism has been fulfilled.”

As reported by The Blaze, Fuller has also accused Speaker of the House John Boehner of subscribing to “lunatic fringe anarchism.”