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Springfield, Oregon / School Shooting #624367

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Springfield, OR: Kelly O'Donnell) The day after the shooting at a Springfield, OR, school by 15-year-old Kipland Kinkel featured; details given of the discovery of an arsenal at his home, the death of his parents Bill and Faith Kinkel and the death of a wounded student, Ben Walker. [Lane County sheriff's office Lieutenant Bret FREEDMAN - describes the bombs.] [Classmate Brian McBRIDE - cites Kip's attitude.] [Wounded student Richard PEAK - comments.] [McKenzie-Willamette Hospital's Roy ORR - says Walker's organs will be donated.]

(Springfield, OR: Mike Boettcher) The heroic role of student Jacob Ryker in stopping Kinkel featured. [Student David WILLIS, parents Linda and Robert RYDER, brother Josh RYKER - explain how Jake disarmed Kinkel.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom;
O'Donnell, Kelly

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