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Topic - Floyd Lee Corkins Ii
A Virginia man who planned to kill employees at the D.C. headquarters of a conservative Christian organization last summer and shot a security guard protecting the building was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison.
A Virginia man who planned to kill employees at the D.C. headquarters of a conservative Christian organization last summer received mental health treatment for hallucinations months before he tried to storm the building and shot a security guard.
While the media cheer the Obama administration and Senate Democrats as they exploit the Newtown, Conn., school massacre to push gun-control laws that would hamper law-abiding citizens, they won't connect some more obvious dots to another shooting.
The man who shot an unarmed security guard at the Family Research Council in the District pleaded guilty Wednesday and admitted to investigators that he planned to kill employees at the conservative organization and smother their faces with chicken sandwiches.
A Virginia man accused of shooting a Washington security guard inside the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group was indicted on a local terrorism charge, marking the first time in a decade that a person has been prosecuted under the statute, prosecutors said Wednesday.
A Virginia man accused of shooting a security guard inside the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group has been charged with committing an act of terrorism.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Monday presented his first-ever Mayor's Medal of Honor to Leonard "Leo" Johnson, a security guard who was shot in the arm while thwarting a gunman who entered a conservative think tank near Gallery Place in August.
A man accused of shooting a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a conservative lobbying group pleaded not guilty Friday to assault and handgun charges.
The man accused of shooting an employee inside the Family Research Council was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on assault and firearms charges — though not of any hate crime or domestic terrorism charges that officials initially speculated could come in the case.
When a man shot and wounded security guard Leo Johnson at the Family Research Council (FRC) on Wednesday morning, the shooter left little doubt why.
The president of a conservative Christian-based family organization said Thursday that the blame for the shooting of a colleague was shared between the man with the gun and groups that practice "reckless use of terminology."
An unarmed security guard thwarted a gunman in Washington on Wednesday using nothing but his body - and that's just what D.C. officials want. Mayor Vincent C. Gray cited Leonardo Johnson's being shot in the arm while protecting coworkers at the Family Research Council (FRC) as proof the capital city's restrictive gun laws are effective.
The man arrested in connection with a shooting at a conservative Christian-based family organization Wednesday is being charged with assault with intent to kill and transporting ammunition across state lines after authorities found 50 rounds of ammunition — along with 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches — in his backpack, according to court documents.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray said Thursday he will "work hard to preserve our gun-control laws" in the nation's capital, one day after police say a Virginia man shot a security guard who prevented him from entering a conservative research group's offices in a busy section of downtown.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray said he will "work hard to preserve our gun control laws" in the nation's capital one day after police said a Virginia man shot a security guard who prevented him from entering a conservative research group's offices on Wednesday in a busy section of downtown.
"I realize resorting to violence to achieve a political end is never OK," he was quoted as saying, adding that he still disagrees with the organization, whose president and a number of its employees were in the courtroom.
Floyd Lee Corkins II noted in court documents that his client had been doing well on prescribed antipsychotic medication but missed a doctor's appointment for an additional dose the day before the Aug. 15, 2012, shooting at the Family Research Council.