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Disturbing new details about the shooting inside the headquarters of a Christian lobbying group in Washington DC.
The FBI is now calling this an act of domestic terrorism.
And now police are crediting the guard that was shot for preventing what could have been a deadly attack -- -- yes.
Us live this morning from Washington so Peter what are you learning.
I -- Martha authorities are so far tight lipped about what kind of evidence they've got but the FBI.
Says taken into custody with Floyd leak cork and the second 28 of Herndon Virginia he's being held overnight.
On a charge of assault with a deadly weapon.
The investigation into the shooting is continuing and we have confirmed that mr.
-- -- recently volunteered.
At the DC center for the lesbian gay and bisexual and transgender community imposed.
As an intern to get through the secured entrance at the family research council.
Authorities were combing his neighborhood in the DC suburbs yesterday looking for clues in a reliable source.
Told us the firearm.
Found at the scene of the crime was purchased on August 10.
Six days ago and and it was purchased legally which suggests that the suspect did not have a major criminal record -- and to -- an update on that injured security guard.
We will his name is Leo Johnson he was shot in the arm and in the last hour so we heard from the president of the family research council Tony Perkins.
Who said I was at the hospital last night when he came out of surgery shortly before midnight.
The surgery went well when I told him his actions were heroic and protecting his colleagues he told me that he just reacted in the way.
He thought anyone at the FRC would -- responded we're very grateful for the outpouring of prayers from literally.
Around the world.
The DC police chief said yesterday we'll Johnson is a hero and an FBI represented -- that he went above and beyond what he was supposed to do.
In that situation.
Martha back to you hi Peter thank you so much unity.
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