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Neighborhood Patrols / New York City / California #252826

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 26, 1977
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(Studio) Young man and woman sitting in parked car are shot and wounded in New York City early in morning. Police believe gunman to be same one who has shot and killed 4 young women and one man with .44 caliber gun. All women have had long brown hair. Conditions of 2 most recent victims noted. Some areas of New York City have begun citizens patrols since killings began 11 months ago. There are similar patrols in California, but for another reason.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Sacramento County, California) Citizens patrol east Sacramento County area trying to find rapist who's struck 23 times in 12 months, breaking into homes to do so. Precautions being taken in area noted. [Patrol chairperson Edward NANINNI - says townspeople are terrified.] Reaction to situation includes women learning to shoot and increase in sales of guns, guard dogs and locks. [WOMEN - describe feelings.] There's concern that tension will cause shooting of someone other than rapist.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Dean, Morton;
Goldberg, Bernard

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