#BREAKING: Las Vegas Metro police arrested a man who threatened a mass shooting at the Stanley Cup Final hours before the Vegas Golden Knights clinched the championship, sources tell the @8NewsNow Investigators. https://t.co/CE0vb1hhCP
– David Charns (@davidcharns) June 14, 2023
Matthew DeSavio, 33, was arrested, and his Facebook profile included threats of a shootout if the Knights didn’t win against the Panthers. This post was used against him in court.
As he entered the police car, DeSavio was repeating that if Vegas (obviously his favorite club) didn’t win by a certain score against the opposition, he was going to repeat the October 1, 2017 shootout at Mandalay Bay. This event is a very dark one in the city’s history. Indeed, in 2017, a shooting took place and 60 people lost their lives. It was the deadliest shooting in the country’s history. Another 100 people were seriously injured.
But his latest social media outburst won’t help his cause, and he may be going back to prison for good this time.
In the end, there were no shootings (thankfully), the Knights won the Stanley Cup comfortably and everyone’s happy. As for DeSavio, he’s probably very happy that his team won… Next year, he’ll still be able to follow them… from his prison cell.
In Vegas, there are great stories, but there are also horrifying ones like this…
– Big win for Canada.
– To be continued.
– TVA Sports (@TVASports) June 16, 2023
Hershey has made this a 2-2 series with a 3-2 win here tonight. Game 5 is Saturday night in Hershey.
– PATRICK WILLIAMS (@pwilliamsAHL) June 16, 2023
– It’s clear.
– Good news.