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Fort Worth, Texas / Church Shooting / Lone Wolves #188318

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 16, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Fort Worth, Texas: Dean Reynolds) The shootings at the Wedgwood Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, by loner Larry Ashbrook reviewed; scenes shown from his house and the church. [FBI special agent Robert GARRITY - says Ashbrook trashed his house.] [Two NEIGHBORS - comment.] 911 call about the shootings played. [Two WITNESSES - describe what happened at the church.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Attorney General Janet Reno about a shooting in church noted.

(Fort Worth: Peggy Wehmeyer) Conservative Christians' feelings of vulnerability following this latest shooting examined. [USA Radio Network Marlin MADDOUX - suggests Americans take a look at the rising tide of anti- Christian bigotry.] [Fort Worth WITNESS - describes what the gunman said.] The school shootings in Littleton, Colorado and Paducah, Kentucky, that were directed at Christians noted. [Evangelist James ROBISON, Wedgwood pastor Al MEREDITH - comment.]

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean;
Wehmeyer, Peggy

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