Terrorism charge filed against suspect in Family Research Council shooting
Floyd Lee Corkins II is accused of shooting a building manager at the Family Research Council on August 15.
October 24th, 2012
02:48 PM ET

Terrorism charge filed against suspect in Family Research Council shooting

Correction: In an earlier version of this story we incorrectly reported that the victim, Leo Johnson, was killed. He was shot in the arm, but not fatally wounded.

[Posted Oct. 24, 2012, 2:48 p.m. ET] A man accused of fatally shooting a worker at the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., this summer has been charged with committing an act of terrorism, a U.S. attorney's office said Wednesday.

Floyd Lee Corkins II has been in custody since his arrest in the August 15 shooting that killed building manager Leo Johnson.

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  1. banasy©

    What is this charge based on?
    Neither story gave any facts as to why this charge was levied.

    October 24, 2012 at 4:28 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mickey1313

      Because he is dark. The white boy who shot up the theater in co gets a standard trial, this guy is a terrorist. No justice in america

      October 25, 2012 at 1:48 am | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    Good morning @ banasy.
    The Family Research Council itself is considered to be an extremist and a 'Hate Group'.
    These charges do seem to be surprising without details.

    October 25, 2012 at 9:36 am | Report abuse | Reply

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