CRIME

Discovery Channel Hostage Standoff

A man known for protesting the Discovery Channel's environmental programming stormed the network's Maryland headquarters carrying a handgun on Wednesday, holding three people hostage for hours until he was shot and killed by police

Hostage Standoff Mugshot

This undated photo shows the mugshot of suspect James Jay Lee.

James Jay Lee

Gunman James Jay Lee, seen in this photo from his MySpace page, wasn't a stranger to the Discovery Channel employees he terrorized — he had a history of targeting the network for its programming.

Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1:  A police officer looks through binoculars on the street in front of the headquarters of the Discovery Channel networks building in Silver Spring, Md.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: Police push people back from near the front of the headquarters of the Discovery Channel networks building in Silver Spring, Md.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: Police evacuate the street in Silver Spring plaza in front of the headquarters of the Discovery Channel networks building in Silver Spring, Md.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: Police block the street in front of the headquarters of the Discovery Channel networks building in Silver Spring, Md.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: Police are in front of the Discovery Channel building in Silver Spring, Md.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: The bomb squad is called in after a man enters the Discovery Channel building with explosives.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: An aerial shot of the Discovery Channel building in Silver Spring, Md.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: Police are on the scene for the hostage situation taking place at the Discovery Channel building in Silver Spring, Md.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: People are evacuating the Discovery Channel building in Silver Spring, Md.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: An aerial shot of the Discovery Channel building where a hostage situation is taking place.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: Police are on the scene at the hostage situation taking place at the Discovery Channel building.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: The bomb squad is called in after a man enters the Discovery Channel building with explosives.

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Discovery Hostage Situation

Sept. 1: Police are on the scene at the hostage situation taking place at the Discovery Channel building.

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Discovery Channel Hostage Standoff

A man known for protesting the Discovery Channel's environmental programming stormed the network's Maryland headquarters carrying a handgun on Wednesday, holding three people hostage for hours until he was shot and killed by police

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