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Teacher made Vegas concert mass shooting threat in chilling texts

Leslie McGourty (above), 48, had allegedly made a threat to shoot herself and others during a concert in Las Vegas

A Las Vegas high school teacher has allegedly threatened to ‘poke a lot of holes in a lot of people’ because she wanted to start her own #MeToo movement in which ‘women felt empowered to become serial killers.’

Leslie McGourty had allegedly made a threat to shoot herself and others during a concert in Las Vegas.

She has been charged with a felony threat to commit an act of terrorism.

McGourty, a physics teacher at Bonanza High School, was arrested by Las Vegas police on campus grounds on May 16.

Her friend reported McGourty, 48, to the authorities after she sent a series of text messages suggesting that she wanted to not only kill herself but others, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

The text messages show that McGourty was hinting that she was planning a shooting for a concert scheduled for May 19.

‘A perfect plan with my favorite song surrounded by a bunch of f****** up misfits like I am,’ she wrote in a text message.

McGourty, a physics teacher at Bonanza High School (seen above), was arrested by Las Vegas police on campus grounds on May 16

McGourty, a physics teacher at Bonanza High School (seen above), was arrested by Las Vegas police on campus grounds on May 16

‘Imagine knowing exactly the moment that you’re going to die. I know exactly that your favorite song will be playing. By your favorite band. It’s just too perfect.’

After her arrest, McGourty told investigators that she was planning to attend the concert in downtown Las Vegas.

But she said that the text messages were nothing unusual because she ‘often has those types of conversations’ with her friend.

McGourty was released on bail. Her next court appearance is scheduled for June 19.

Las Vegas was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern American history.

Las Vegas was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern American history. On October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock, 64, fired more than 1,100 rounds from the 32nd floor window of his hotel room at Mandalay Bay resort, killing 58 and wounding more than 400

Las Vegas was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern American history. On October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock, 64, fired more than 1,100 rounds from the 32nd floor window of his hotel room at Mandalay Bay resort, killing 58 and wounding more than 400

On October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock, 64, fired more than 1,100 rounds from the 32nd floor window of his hotel room at Mandalay Bay resort.

Paddock killed 58 people and wounded over 400 who were attending the Route 91 Harvest music festival.

After perpetrating the massacre, he eventually turned the gun on himself and committed suicide.

Authorities have not yet pinned down a motive for the shooting. 



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