Former Employee Detonates Explosive Device At Station
June 9, 2008 at 3:28 PM (PT)
A man detonated an explosive device at the studios of KOREAN MEDIA GROUP Korean WFTD-A/ATLANTA MONDAY afternoon, severely burning himself and injuring another man.
The suspect, identified by NBC affiliate WXIA-TV (11 ALIVE)/ATLANTA as HONG CHAE, a former employee of the station who police say was fired two months ago, allegedly walked into the station's DULUTH, GA building and tried to throw the incendiary device into the building, only to severely burn himself. An employee of the station was also injured less severely.