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Washington, DC / Capitol Shooting / Weston #181337

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 26, 1998
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(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced. [NOTE: local weather bulletin on screen.]

(Washington: Karla Davis) Talk in Washington, DC, of ways to prevent another shooting at the Capitol featured; details given of the medical condition of wounded shooter Russell Weston; scenes shown of flowers left on the Capitol steps for downed officers John Gibson and Jacob Chestnut. [In Montana, Secret Service agent JARVIS - wonders why Weston did this.] [Representative Eleanor Holmes NORTON - talks about better screening.]

(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.

(Near Valmeyer, Illinois: Jami Floyd) The reaction of Weston's family featured; scenes shown from the farming village of Valmeyer, Illinois. [Sister Rebecca "April" WESTON, parents Arbah Jo and Russell WESTON - talk about Russell, his mental illness and the shooting.]

Reporter(s):
Davis, Karla;
Floyd, Jami;
Moran, Terry
Duration:
00:04:10

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