Family Research Council

Sep 19, 2013

Family Research Council shooter gets 25 years

WASHINGTON — A man who planned a mass shooting at the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group in Washington last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for the plot that injured a security guard. Floyd Corkins II was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches and nearly 100 rounds of ammunition during the shooting […]

Feb 6, 2013

Man guilty in Family Research Council shooting

WASHINGTON — A Virginia man pleaded guilty Wednesday to wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group, a shooting that made headlines in part because the man was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches. Floyd Corkins II, 28, acknowledged in a plea agreement that he intended to kill as many people […]

Aug 22, 2012

Suspect indicted for shooting at conservative group

WASHINGTON — A Virginia man opposed to the politics of a conservative lobbying group was indicted Wednesday on charges stemming from the shooting of a security guard at the group’s Washington headquarters. A grand jury indicted Floyd Lee Corkins II, 28, of Herndon, on a federal charge of interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition […]

Aug 15, 2012

Security guard wounded in shooting at Family Research Council

WASHINGTON — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a security guard at the headquarters of a Christian lobbying group on Wednesday made a negative reference about the organization’s work before opening fire, a law enforcement official said. Police said the man entered the front lobby of the Family Research Council in Washington around 10:45 […]

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