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Discovery Channel hostage crisis ends with gunman's death

Publié par Clifford Armion le 09/02/2010

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Yvonne Villarreal

"Police shot and killed a gunman after he took three people hostage Wednesday afternoon at the Discovery Channel's headquarters here, officials said.

"A law enforcement official speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing said authorities had identified James J. Lee as the likely suspect.

"Lee, 43, who was upset with the channel over its programming, entered the building about 1 p.m., wielding a gun and wearing "explosive devices," and took a security guard and two other employees hostage, police said. The rest of the company's nearly 1,900 employees were evacuated from the building." Read on...
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"Discovery Channel hostage crisis ends with gunman's death", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2010. Consulté le 29/05/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/discovery-channel-hostage-crisis-ends-with-gunman-s-death