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New York / Shooting Incident #47260

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 14, 1977
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(Studio) Report on shooting incident at Neptune Moving and Storage Company in New Rochelle, New York, suburb of NYC.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(New Rochelle, New York) Details of incident noted. Gunman identified as suspended company employee Fred Cowan. [Joseph AMOROSO - describes what happened when Cowan 1st came in building] As yet there's no indication of what gunman wants. [MAN - says they're trying to find out how they can help gunman.] Gunman refuses to answer police attempts to contact him.
REPORTER: James Walker

(Studio) Recently, police report Cowan shoots and kills self. People question reasons for such incidents.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(New Rochelle, New York) Background report on Cowan, who was rptdly. obsessed with Hitler, Nazis, racism and guns. [BOY - describes what he's seen in Cowan's room.] [2nd BOY - notes Hitler's actions in World War II with Jews; cites Cowan's attitude toward blacks.] Cowan's appearance in "Muscle Training Illustrated" magazine in March issue noted.
REPORTER: Bill Stewart

Reasoner, Harry;
Stewart, Bill;
Walker, James;
Walters, Barbara

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