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America Close Up (Tech-9 Guns) #587333

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 03, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Number of Tech -9 semiautomatic pistols in circulation in the US, ratio of their use in assault crimes reported.

(New York: John Miller) Popularity of the Tech-9 among criminals featured; scenes shown of New York City crack house raid in which a Tech-9 was found, arrest of suspected gunrunners. [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Charles THOMSON, agent John PITTA - comment on appeal of Tech-9.] Scenes shown of reporter shooting a semiautomatic weapon and a handgun. [Tech-9 shooting victim Broward County Sheriff's Department Det. Robert SALLUSTIO, American Shooting Sports Coalition Richard FELDMAN - talk about purpose of Tech-9s.] Tech-9 ads shown.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) California and New Jersey reported banning the Tech-9; similar laws on the books in Hawaii and other states mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, John
Duration:
00:04:10

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