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FRC shooting suspect: Floyd Corkins II; Update: Volunteered at LGBT org.

http://twitter.com/#!/pdoocy/status/235837602257829888

It’s being confirmed by media outlets, but not the FBI.

FBI wouldn't confirm Floyd Corkins as Family Research Council shooter, but NBC and ABC have. http://t.co/HDXfiJGt

— Ryan J. Reilly (@ryanjreilly) August 15, 2012

Family Research Council shooting suspect identified as Floyd Corkins, 28, of Virginia, 2 law enforcement officials say – @NBCNews

— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) August 15, 2012

Breaking update: sources tell me shooter at Family Research Council was 28 yr old Floyd Corkins of VA. His car found at metro station.

— Scott Thuman (@ScottThuman) August 15, 2012

Twitchy will monitor and update as new information comes in.

Update: As Twitchy reported earlier, this seems to be politically motivated. Where did he learn to hate FRC? Evidently, he was a volunteer at an LGBT organization.

Good move, dumbass. “@AP: More on Family Research Council shooting: Police identify suspect as Floyd Corkins II: http://t.co/olTyuOyl -SC”

— Steven Bushong (@stevenfromohio) August 15, 2012

More from Associated Press:

Corkins made a negative comment about the organization before the shooting, but the reference was not specific, one of the law enforcement officials said.

The guard, Leo Johnson, was in stable condition and was being interviewed.

Corkins had been volunteering for about the past 6 months at The DC Center for the LGBT Community, said David Mariner, executive director of the community center, which is in Northwest Washington. He usually staffed the center’s front desk on Saturdays, and his most recent shift was about two weeks ago.

FRC Shooter, Floyd Corkins, Was An LGBT Volunteer. LGBT Orgs Issue a Statement – Updates & Photos http://t.co/RPwHXkZP

— Candice Lanier (@CandiceLanier) August 15, 2012

The suspect in the Family Research Council shooting volunteered at the DC Center for the LGBT Community: http://t.co/Jw0hqVqe

— Michael Cooper (@coopnytimes) August 15, 2012

AP – Cops: LGBT volunteer shoots conservative group's guard: http://t.co/0CNjDXtN #tcot

— Matthew Balan ن (@MatthewJLB) August 15, 2012

CBS also reporting.

Cops: LGBT volunteer shoots conservative group's guard http://t.co/VQFr8GqG via @CBSNews

— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) August 15, 2012

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