ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 04, 1999
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Jim Williams) The identification of white supremacist Benjamin Smith as the gunman in several shootings of minorities across the Midwest over the weekend featured; scenes shown from the sites of the shootings, including the murder of former basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong; map shown of the shooting sites. [Chicago police department William HAYES - says Smith is shooting people all over the state.] [Illinois state senator Ira SILVERSTEIN - comments.] [Decatur police Lieutenant Mike METZLER - describes a shooting in Decatur, Illinois.] Smith's previous troubles with the law discussed.
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