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Littleton, Colorado / School Shooting #387135

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 26, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Littleton, Colorado: Bill Whitaker) The search for accomplices to the school shooting in Littleton, Colorado, reported; details given of the questioning of an 18-year-old woman who bought a gun for one of the suspects reported, of the scope of the killing plans made by the suspects and of four more funerals. [Jefferson County, Colorado, Sheriff's Department Steve DAVIS - says there are expectations to arrest others; says the woman was questioned and released; says many more people could have died.] [Jefferson County, Colorado, District Attorney Dave THOMAS - says the plans were outrageous.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Littleton, Colorado: Bob McNamara) Evidence that people ignored warning signs before the attack at Columbine High School reported. [Friend of Dylan Klebold Brooks BROWN - calls Eric Harris an "evil genius."] [Klebold family friend Judy BROWN - says the Klebold family is devastated; says they had no clue; says the police ignored warning.] [Harris' former co-worker Michelle HARTSOUGH - says he ranted at work.] [Klebold family friend Randy BROWN - says the boys got bomb-making information online.] [Columbine High School Principal Frank DeANGELIS - says he never heard the term "Trench Coat Mafia" until after the shooting.] [Social worker Terri PICHOT - says professionals can be fooled.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) More details about how the gunmen got their arsenal reported; details given of reports of a young woman buying two guns. [DAVIS - says nothing has been confirmed.] [Violence Policy Center Tom DIAZ - says anyone who looks old enough can buy guns.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) Proposal by President Clinton of new gun control laws reported; chart shown of proposed new laws.

McNamara, Bob;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim;
Whitaker, Bill

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