Teen Classroom Shooter: “Hail Marilyn Manson”
Plus: The gun-toting Louisiana middle schooler's suicide note mentions Manson and AC/DC. Get the latest.
The Louisiana teen who opened fire in a crowded middle school classroom yesterday before attempting suicide wrote that he wanted to join the Marines, and professed a love for rockers Marilyn Manson and AC/DC, according to the Thibodaux Daily Comet.
Fifteen-year-old Justin Doucet walked into a seventh-grade classroom in Lafourche Parish, LA, yesterday morning. He pointed a gun at language teacher Jessica Plaisance and ordered her to say “Hail Marilyn Manson.” When Plaisance refused, Doucet fired, the bullet narrowly missing her.He then left the classroom, walked to a nearby bathroom, and shot himself in the head.
Doucet survived the suicide attempt and remains in critical but stable condition at Terrebonne General Medical Center at Houma, LA.
Authorities found a journal they believe is Doucet’s, along with a suicide note in his bookbag.The note contains references to Manson, as well as hard-rockers AC/DC. Doucet also wrote: “I will commit suicide after the killings hahaha.”
Police believe he was planning an attack of greater magnitude against the school.