‘I don’t like your politics’: Man charged in conservative group HQ shooting had Chick-fil-A sandwiches, box of ammo
Posted by satyrikon στο Αυγούστου 16, 2012
Originally posted on National Post | News:
WASHINGTON — A Virginia man charged with shooting and wounding a security guard at the headquarters of a conservative lobbying group told the guard he opposed the organization’s politics and had 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches in his bag, federal authorities said Thursday.
Floyd Lee Corkins, 28, was charged in federal court a day after opening fire in the lobby of the Family Research Council. The guard, who was shot in the arm, was wounded but was able to help wrestle the gun away and restrain the shooter, police said.
Corkins entered the organization’s lobby and told the guard words to the effect of, “I don’t like your politics,” according to a criminal complaint charging Corkins with assault with intent to kill and bringing firearms across state. He was due in Washington’s federal court later Thursday. It wasn’t immediately clear if he had a lawyer.
In his backpack, authorities found a…
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