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America Close Up ( Guns / Police / Los Angeles, California) #587368

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 04, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Number of 1991 gunshot homicides and gunshot wounds in Los Angeles cited.

(Los Angeles: Diana Koricke) Prevalence of guns in Los Angeles featured. [Los Angeles police sergeant Terry BARKLEY - says policemen are vulnerable to ambush.] Scenes shown of police making arrest; looting of guns during the Los Angeles riots recalled. [Los Angeles police Captain Dennis CONTE - says criminals are better equipped with weapons than police.] [Los Angeles police officer Campor REDONDO - talks about gang truce.] Scenes shown of fifteen-year-old Lourdes Hernandez, who was murdered at a gang party. [PARTYGOER - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's America Close Up segment previewed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Koricke, Diana

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