CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Hollywood, California) Death of actor Jon-Erik Hexum after shooting self with prop gun and family's decision to donate organs examined; his career in "Making of a Male Model" and "Cover Up" recalled. Scenes shown courtesy Aaron Spelling Productions and 20th Century Fox TV, respectively. [Publicist Guy THOMAS - denies Hexum was fascinated with guns.] Circumstances surrounding his death explained. [Co-star Richard ANDERSON - notes care with weapons is exercised.] [20th Century Fox spokesperson Al NEWMAN - can't comment on Hexum's training.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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