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Man arrested after threatening to ‘kill every gay person I can’ at St. Louis pride festival

Edward Terry
Edward TerryPhoto: Farmington Correctional Center

Edward A. Terry, 49, has been charged with making a terrorist threat after he sent an email to St Louis Pridefest organizers claiming he was going to attack the festival.

Terry threatened a mass shooting, telling the organizers he was going to “come to pride fest with my guns to kill every gay person I can before I kill myself.”

Organizers quickly called the FBI who traced the email back to Terry.

Related: A straight couple behaving badly caused the panicked stampede at DC’s Pride parade

Bail was set for a cash-only bond of $20,000. Terry also has another pending criminal case for theft.

Earlier this month, A straight couple triggered a mass shooting scare that caused a stampede at DC’s Capital Pride parade. Both were arrested.

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