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Hostage Taker Dead

9/1/2010 6:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

James Jay Lee -- the gunman who took hostages today at the Discovery Channel headquarters in Maryland -- has died after being shot by police.

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According to police, Lee unsuccessfully spoke with several negotiators during the standoff.

Cops say tactical officers managed to get close to Lee ... and saw him point a handgun at one of the hostages. That's when officers decided to open fire  ... killing Lee.

Law enforcement claims Lee made several demands that "mirrored" the demands he had made on his radical website.

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martmar    

I hate him,I hate cops,I hate palin yall are no better

1420 days ago
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Dan Kustudich    

Well, let me quote only two of the so called "inteligent" people who were happy that James Lee whas "slaughtered" !
SerialTmz-er says that James Lee got what he wished ",,,, less parasitic humans." and Author: GDslayer "inteligently" says: "I hope he suffered long time, before he died. Bye, bye you beady eyed f#ck."
It is interesting that both of these contributors were hiding behind pseudonyms, rather saying what they think under their REAL names ! They must be part of society which has been "lulled into stupor of non-thinking" - and possibly well to do materially - so that they do not give a "f#ck" about what Mr. Lee was trying to inform the un-informed !
So, please to all contributors, FIRST try to read and understand what this brave and concerned man was trying to draw our attention to, and ONLY THEN, call him crazy, nut and mad.
Otherwise, YOU fall into that kind of category, since you are
so BLINDED by your own confused minds that the only thing you can do is spew obsenities and accusations. Dan Kustudich

1417 days ago
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