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Horace Thompson preliminary hearing set for Wednesday

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LORTON, Va. (ABC7) - A man accused of firebombing a sandwich shop in Lorton has a preliminary hearing Wednesday. Horace Thompson is charged with arson and assault.

Last February, he allegedly tossed an explosive device into the eatery. The store's owner, Lawrence Reese, suffered severe burns. Thompson was also injured.

Police arrested him after he was released from the Washington Burn Center.

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