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Disturbing New Details Emerge About D.C. Shooter

Disturbing New Details Emerge About D.C. Shooter

According to new documents filed today in the U.S. District Court, Family Research Council shooter Floyd Lee Corkins intended on killing as many people as possible. In August, the 28-year-old walked into the conservative group’s Washington, D.C., headquarters and shot a building manager in the arm before he was wrestled to the ground and eventually arrested by police. Along with his handgun and three magazines, Corkins also had 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches with him, which CNN reports he “planned to smear in the dying faces of staffers he expected to kill.” The shooter said he hoped his actions would intimidate gay rights opponents following an intense public debate over comments made by a Chick-fil-A executive about homosexuality. The Family Research Council backed Chick-fil-A publicly. Corkins told investigators, “They endorse Chick-fil-A and also Chick-fil-A came out against gay marriage, so I was going to use that as a statement” …

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