Man Indicted In Shooting at FRC's Headquarters

Associated Press
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August 23, 2012
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A Virginia man opposed to the politics of a conservative lobbying group was indicted Wednesday in the shooting of a security guard at the group’s Washington headquarters. A grand jury indicted the man, Floyd Lee Corkins II, 28, of Herndon, 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 crime of violence. Charging documents show Mr. Corkins was carrying a handgun, a box of ammunition and 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches when he opened fire on the guard at the Family Research Council on Aug. 15. The council has defended Chick-fil-A since the fast-food chain’s president, Dan Cathy, spoke publicly about his opposition to gay marriage.