A federal judge in Philadelphia sentenced 44-year-old Jesse Keel to three years of probation on Thursday. Keel had previously pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor threat charge.
Authorities say Keel told a member of Rep. Allyson Schwartz's staff that he was an ex-Marine who could jump on a bus and shoot everyone in the office.
They believe he made the Aug. 25 call from a Philadelphia hospital. The plea agreement says the staff had previously dealt with Keel.
Schwartz released a statement Thursday saying the sentencing was "fair and just."