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Guardian Angel Shooting / Police #275171

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 31, 1981
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(Studio) Police shooting of member of Guardian Angels in New Jersey reported. Murder said charged by Angels.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Newark, New Jersey) Frank Melvin identification as victim. Circumstances of shooting given. [Sandra MELVIN - believes husband was murdered.] Contradictions in reports of shooting noted. [Eyewitness Bruce MAGGARIN - says no warning given by police.] [Newark police director Hubert WILLIAMS - says warning was given.] Milton Medina, who shot Melvin, said believing victim was attacking his partner. [WILLIAMS - defines question to be answered.] January 25 scenes shown. Background of Guardian Angels given. Previous conflict with police noted. December 25 scenes shown. [Guardian Angels founder Curtis SLIWA - chgs. murders.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley (WCBS-TV)

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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