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New York City / Colombo Shooting #16054

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 28, 1971
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(Studio) Italian-American Civil Rights League founder, Joseph A. Colombo, Senior shot at 2nd annual unity day rally.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Witnesses say Colombo shot by black man. ["New York Post" reporter Judy MICHAELSON tells of seeing Colombo shot.] Film shows Colombo being put into ambulance; Colombo in critical condition from being shot 3 times in head; assassin Jerome A. Johnson killed immediately either by police or Colombo body guards; film shows priest leading crowd in prayer for Colombo.
REPORTER: David Snell

Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David

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