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Littleton, Colorado / School Shooting / Gun Control #629514

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Littleton, Colorado: Jim Avila) Plans for the first arrest in the Columbine High School shootings reported; details given of the scaling back of the National Rifle Assn. meeting in Denver reported. [Jefferson County, Colorado, District Attorney Dave THOMAS - says it is a sensitive time during the investigation.] [Jefferson County Sheriff's Department Steve DAVIS - says an incident a year earlier did not warrant the arrest of gunman Eric Harris.] [Jefferson County, Colorado, Sheriff's Department Lieutenant John KIEKBUSCH - says everyone learned a lesson on the day of the shooting.] [Jefferson County, Colorado, Sheriff's Department deputy Neil GARDNER - says he felt other students were more dangerous than Harris.] [Brooks Brown's mother Judy BROWN - says she had hoped the police would investigate and go to Harris's parents.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Plans for a meeting between President Clinton and leaders in the entertainment, religion, and gun manufacturing industries reported. [CLINTON - says parents and children need to come together.]

Avila, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom

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