Man threatened Disney shooting if he got enough Facebook ‘likes', deputies say

FILE- In this Jan. 31, 2017, file photo, cars travel one of the roads leading to Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board last week ruled that about 60 drivers who pick up Disney World guests using the Lyft app can be represented by the Teamsters local in Orlando. The Lyft drivers are Disney World employees who earn extra money by driving guests around the resort that is roughly the size of the city of San Francisco. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Brevard County deputies are crediting two Facebook users for reporting a post that threatened a shooting at Walt Disney World.

Deputies said Derek Eitel, 23, threatened to shoot up Disney and hang himself if he got five “likes” on his post.

Derek Eitel, 23, is accused of making a Facebook threat to shoot up Walt Disney World, Brevard County deputies say.

Eitel admitted to making the post, deputies said. He appeared in a Brevard County courtroom Wednesday.

Deputies said Eitel lives with his parents, who told deputies their son did not have access to their guns that are locked up inside the house.

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