Man charged in threat against LGBTQ community at St. Louis Pride

9 months 1 week 4 days ago Wednesday, June 19 2019 Jun 19, 2019 Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM CDT June 19, 2019 in News
By: The Associated Press
Photo Courtesy: Missouri Department of Corrections from February 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man is accused of threatening to shoot and kill "every gay person" and himself at the city's Pride parade.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 49-year-old Edward Terry, of Overland, was charged Tuesday with making a terrorist threat.

Court documents say Terry created a fake email account and sent a message to one of PrideSTL's parade planners saying he would take his guns to PrideFest and "kill every gay person I can before I kill myself."

The annual parade in downtown St. Louis draws hundreds of thousands of people. It is scheduled for June 30 this year.

Bail for Terry is set at $20,000, cash only.

No attorney who can comment on his behalf is listed in online court records.

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