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Detroit / Child Murders #105300

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 10, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Detroit, Michigan: Edie Magnus) City's child murder rate, usually by another child, linked to prevalence of handguns and Detroit's juvenile drug trafficking examined; Rodney McRae's death cited as example [TEEN - cites peers' attitude toward carrying gun.] [Rosie McRAE - doesn't understand son's death.] [Narcotics commander Joel GILLIAM - notes situation results from immature people having access to deadly weapons.] [Robert WILLIAMS - describes atmosphere.] [Narcotics AGENT - advises students.] [Shooting victim Derrick WRIGHT - feels his life has ended due to paralysis.] [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - opposes ban on handgun.] Proposals under consideration by authorities outlined.

Magnus, Edie;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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