CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 20, 2013
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(Chicago: Deborah Feyerick) A mass shooting by gangs at a public park last night on a basketball court in Chicago featured; photos and scenes shown. [WITNESSES - describe what happened.] [Deonta Howard's grandmother Semehca NUNN- says we need to stop.] [Police Supt. Garry McCARTHY- says it appears gang-related.] [Deonta's family spokesman Corey BROOKS- says there could be retaliation.] The medical condition of the boy Deonta and the other 12 victims discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with father Michael Pfleger and former NBA player Isaiah Thomas about gun violence in Chicago. [PFLEGER, THOMAS - say we need to deal with the symptoms of mass violence: weapons, drugs and poverty; state black men must stop killing black men and value community lives; talk about local programs enabling the kids to know each other.]