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Paducah, Kentucky / School Shooting #170721

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 10, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Paducah, Kentucky: Jim Williams) Court hearing in Paducah, Kentucky, to consider whether Michael Carneal should be tried as an adult for the school shooting murders featured. [McCracken County prosecutor Dan BOAZ, Doug McCANN - talk about juveniles committing felonies.] [McCracken County sheriff Frank AUGUSTUS - says Carneal seems sorry.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Erin Hayes) A closer look at trying youngsters as adults examined; several examples of children tried as adults cited. [Oakland County, Michigan, prosecutor Lisa TOMKO, defense attorney Daniel BADGADE, Oakland County, Michigan, prosecutor Ruth CARTER - offer differing opinions on whether youngsters should be tried as adult.] [Northwestern University professor Thomas GERAGHTY - predicts the brutalization of young criminals.] [Convicted teen Ross KELLY, counselor Clementine BARFIELD - comment.]

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Williams, Jim

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