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Coast to coast threats to commit ‘next Orlando’ investigated

Coast to coast threats to commit ‘next Orlando’ investigated
Project Q
Project Q

A slew of terror copycats have popped up like weeds across America in the days since a crazed gunman committed the nation’s deadliest mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

At least one gay man in Atlanta, two antigay social monsters in San Diego, and a loudmouth in Brooklyn have made headlines this week.

The Georgia incident has police investigating Brett Edgerton, whose Twitter account has since been taken down, according to Project Q. He reportedly posted tweets threatening to make two local gay bars “the next Orlando:”

Edgerton’s Twitter bio described him in chilling terms: “I will be your the last person you will see.”

And these are not the first dangerous messages from Edgerton’s account. Project Q reports a series of tweets from the same account also threatened LGBT people in Atlanta over two weeks in April: “I will terrorize the gays in Atlanta. Just you wait,” “Where will Brett Edgerton strike next? Which gay man will he harrass [sic] next in Midtown, Athens or elsewhere,” and “I like watching people.”

Atlanta police have turned its investigation over to the Homeland Security division.

More threats on page two.

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