Federal, Local Charges in Family Research Council Shooting

By Ben Nuckols
|  Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012  |  Updated 3:39 PM EDT
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FRC President Blames "Reckless Rhetoric" for Shooting

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Local and federal investigators work to gather evidence after a security guard was shot in the arm at the headquarters of the Family Research Council.

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FRC President Blames "Reckless Rhetoric" for Shooting

We're hearing from the family members of security guard Leo Johnson for the first time since he was shot outside the Family Research Council on Wednesday. News4's Derrick Ward has more on that, and who FRC's president blames for inciting the violence.
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A grand jury indicted a Virginia man accused of shooting a security guard in the arm at the Washington headquarters of a conservative lobbying group.

Floyd Corkins was indicted Wednesday on a federal charge of interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition and two District of Columbia offenses: Assault with intent to kill while armed and possession of a handgun during a violent crime.

The 28-year-old man was carrying a handgun, a box of ammunition and 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches when he fired on the security guard at the Family Research Council's headquarters.

It wasn't immediately clear why Corkins had the chicken sandwiches.

The lobbying group has supported the president of the Chick-fil-A fast-food restaurants in his staunch opposition to same-sex marriage.

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