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Washington, DC / Sniper Shootings / A Review #712417

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 18, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings, John Miller) The arrest of Matthew Dowdy†, the false witness to Monday's night's sniper shooting, the rise in gun purchases & the situation in Washington, DC, area parking lots discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) A list of weekend events canceled or postponed due to the shootings outlined on screen.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) The change in routine for area families & activities examined. [Mother & son Robin & Ian O'HARA†, physical education teacher Michele McMAHON†, high school senior John MASSEY†; in New York City, two visiting TEENS - react to the impact of the sniper shootings.]

Jennings, Peter;
Miller, John;
Serafin, Barry

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