NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Angry letters mailed to President Barack Obama, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gun
control group contained threats about shooting people in the face, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Thursday.
CBS 2 has learned law enforcement is questioning a person of interest in the case.
Earlier, the Joint Terrorism Task Force expanded its search for the person responsible for sending two poison-laced letters to the mayor and a third to the president as new details emerged about the contents of the threatening notes.
Kelly described the ricin-laced, type-written letters — all from an irate gun rights advocate.
“There are three letters. The letters are the same. They are addressed on the envelope, not on the letter itself. On the letter it says ‘you’ and then it starts off with the narrative,” Kelly said.