Death Threat Made Against BTS' Jimin Under Investigation!
Karen Jane Ng
Investigation over death threat made against Jimin of the K-Pop group BTS is now on the run after one concerned ARMY called out the attention of agency Big Hit Entertainment and authorities.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) April 7, 2018
Posted on social application Curious Cat, the threat, as shared by Twitter user @TaehyungBabe95, read: "I’m going to shoot Park Jimin with a Glock 19 in Fort Worth on September 16 while he signs Serendipity. It’s going to be fun seeing his lifeless body hit the floor." The date refers to BTS' scheduled Love Yourself World Tour in the city of Texas.
Hello @VisitFortWorth will you be so kind to forward this threat to BTS on your venue to the proper Convention Center authorities so they will tighten their security?any threat should be considered serious due to the— BTSWings🦋🧚♀️ (@TaehyungsBabe95) May 10, 2018
past experiences in other venues @BigHitEnt pic.twitter.com/NPG7rY7Kcv
Fort Worth Police Department in Texas confirmed awareness of the hazard and has since looked into it after details of the incident reached their office.
We are aware of the threat made to the BTS concert (in Sept) and it is currently being investigated/looked into.— Fort Worth Police (@fortworthpd) May 10, 2018
This is not the first time Jimin faced threats as last year another post circulated claiming to harm the idol at their California concert. Big Hit considered it an anti-fan movement but worked to tighten their security. (via Soompi).