Family of Leonardo 'Leo' Johnson of Washington, D.C., who strugged with accused FRC gunman, proud of his actions

7:10 PM, Aug 17, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA)- The man who put himself in harm's way by trying to stop the accused FRC gunman is recovering from surgery on his wounded arm.

Leonardo Johnson's mother and grandmother say they are extremely proud of him for struggling with the accused gunman even after being shot --- and if they needed any confirmation that he's a hero -- District police chief Cathy Lanier dropped by for a visit to let them know.

According to his family, Johnson had surgery on his wounded arm last night, and is doing well. Scott Broom spent some time with Leonardo Johnson's family at their home on Thursday in Southeast Washington See the above video for Scott's report.

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