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James Jay Lee

James Jay Lee was an environmental extremist who took hostages at the Discovery Channel offices in Silver Spring, Maryland on September 1, 2010. After a standoff, Lee was shot and killed by officers. The three hostages he took were unharmed. Lee had a prior confrontation at the Discovery Channel offices in 2008, when he threw money in the street and created a disturbance. He was ordered to say away from the television station's offices after that incident.

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Discovery Channel Hostage Taker Dead

Discovery Channel
Hostage Taker Dead

James Jay Lee -- the gunman who took hostages today at the Discovery Channel headquarters in Maryland -- has died after being shot by police. According to police, Lee unsuccessfully spoke with… READ MORE >

Cops: Hostage Taker Shot at Discovery Building

Cops: Hostage Taker Shot at Discovery Building

Cops have just announced ... they have shot James Jay Lee -- the man who took hostages at the Discovery Channel building in Maryland earlier today. All of the hostages are safe and accounted for.… READ MORE >

- 1330 days ago
Hostage 911 at Discovery Channel -- Man with Gun

Hostage 911 at Discovery Channel:
Man with Gun

A man wielding a gun and possibly carrying an explosive device is holed up at the Discovery Channel headquarters in Silver Spring, MD -- and now he's been identified by the network as radical… READ MORE >

- 1330 days ago
'Discovery' Gunman Ordered to Mental Institution in '08

'Discovery' Gunman
Ordered to Mental Institution in '08

James Jay Lee -- the gunman currently holed up with hostages at Discovery Channel headquarters -- was ordered to a mental institution after a 2008 environmental protest ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 1330 days ago
TMZ Live: Tiger Woods, Lohan, and Speidi

TMZ Live: Tiger Woods, Lohan, and Speidi

We took your questions on everything today -- including the hostage situation at the Discovery Channel headquarters, Tiger Woods' $54 million mortgage, and Michael Lohan moving to L.A. to be near… READ MORE >

- 1330 days ago

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