ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Shooting at Heritage High School in Conyers, Georgia, introduced.
(Conyers, Georgia: Erin Hayes) The school shooting in an Atlanta suburb by a 15-year-old sophomore featured; scenes shown of the milling students and teachers. [Students Nathaniel LETER, Joe WATTS, Drake HOY - describe what happened when the shooting started.] [Rockdale County, Georgia, Sheriff Jeff WIGINGTON - says a deputy arrested the suspect.] The issue of guns and warning signs about the boy's behavior outlined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) Today's Senate vote on gun control legislation featured; details given of the gun show regulations being debated and of the measures passed this week. [Senators Charles SCHUMER, Orrin HATCH, Peter FITZGERALD, Max CLELAND - offer views on gun control.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Clinton's praise of the Senate gun control vote noted; scenes shown of the president in Littleton, Colorado, to visit the relatives of the Columbine High School shooting.