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Discovery building hostage situation ends; suspect James Lee is killed by police

A man identified as James J. Lee entered Discovery Communications on Wednesday. He was fatally shot, and his three hostages were freed without injury.

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Article | Twenty-three days before James J. Lee strapped a bomb to his back, walked into the Discovery building in Silver Spring and took three hostages, he sat down and made a simple entry into the calendar on his computer:
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Article | He pointed a gun at them. He talked up the explosives strapped to his back. He convinced his hostages they could die at any second.

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