CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 07, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) New York City police reported seeking suspect in shooting at anti- drug concert last night.
(Los Angeles, California: David Dow) Growing number shootings attributed to youth gangs examined; details given, scenes shown. [Gang specialist, Lieutenant Robert RUCHHOFT - notes gang-linked cocaine trafficking is nationwide.] [Sacramento police chief John KEARNS - comments.] Roles of Los Angeles gangs the Crypts and the Bloods in nationwide crime considered. [Gang MBR. - cites incrd. profits in other cities.] "Little" Tommy Whitmore's financial success allegedly by drug trafficking described, shown. [RUCHHOFT - cites allure of large sums of money to impoverished youth.] [Gang MBR. - criticizes deaths in turf warfare.] Recent shooting involving AK-47assault rifle noted; scenes shown. [Cnslr. Alonso NEAL - notes death or imprisonment await gang mbrs.] Murder of 9-yr.-old in gang shooting described. [Former gang member Debra JACKSON - explains dropping out.]
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