Family Research Council Shooting: Guard Saved Others

Leo Johnson was shot in arm, but still stopped gunman.
3:00 | 08/16/12

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Now, we turn to the shooting we told you about in the nation's capital. The gunman who opened fire at a family research counsel. A powerful conservancy group. Tonight, we're learning more about the security guard who saved a lot of lives. Here's abc's pierre thomas. Reporter: Tonight, we hear for the first time from the security guard who probably stopped a massacre. The guard's mom called today and spoke to the abc affiliate. I just reacted an once I saw it I just raengted. Reporter: The fbi said leo johnson confronted this man after he walked into the family research council headquarters and yelled "i don't like your politics." Johnson was wounded and wrestled to the floor. The fbi said he carried 50 rounds of ammunition and told agents he was frustrated about homosexuals' treatment. In his recent support of chick-fil-a who recently voiced his opposition to gay marriage. Late today, the council accused the civil rights group of using rhetoric that encharged the shooter. A charge they call outrageous. Pierre thomas, abc news, washington.

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