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Rapper charged for Facebook video

A Hummelstown man was arrested after he posted a rap video on Facebook that threatened to shoot another man at the Fuzzy Few Carnival in Schaffner Park, borough police said.

Laron Darnell Wilson Jr., 21, of the 200 block of N. Duke St., was arrested on Friday, Aug. 8 after police received calls from Facebook users who reported the video, said Chief Charles Dowell.

“Basically, it was a rap made by [Wilson] claiming he had a gun and was going to go to the carnival and commit a crime,” Dowell said. “He didn’t say why in the video.”

No weapon was found on carnival grounds, and there was no threat to the public at any time, police said.

Wilson was charged with terrorist threats and making false identification to law enforcement officials. He was arraigned before District Judge Dominic Pelino and held in Dauphin County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday, Aug. 27 before Pelino.