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Justice Under Fire / Atlanta, Georgia / Courthouse Shooting #783050

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 11, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Special report on "Justice Under Fire" introduced.

(Atlanta: David Mattingly) The ongoing manhunt for Brian Nichols after the killings this morning inside & outside the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta featured; diagram shown of what happened when Nichols overpowered a policewoman, shot her & shot & killed Judge Rowland Barnes†, his court reporter & another sheriff's deputy before stealing getaway cars. [Atlanta police department deputy Chief Alan DREHER†- says the suspect overwhelmed a deputy sheriff.] [Two WITNESSES, tow truck DRIVER, carjacking VICTIM - describe what happened.] [Fulton County Sheriff Myron FREEMAN†- says Nichols is armed & dangerous.] The escorting of Nichols by one female deputy guard discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Tony Harris) The suspect's background reviewed; mug shot shown. [Nichols trials jurors James BAILEY, voice of MAN; OFFICIAL, Nichols defense attorney Barry HAZEN‡, WOMAN - describe Nichols, his crimes, the courthouse security.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The story of a victim & a friend presented. [In inset video from the "Larry King Live," Nancy GRACE - talks about Judge Barnes & the behavior of the suspect Nichols.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The victims named: court reporter Julie Ann Brandau†, sheriff's department Sgt. Hoyt Teasley† & wounded deputy Cynthia Hall†.

Brown, Aaron;
Mattingly, David;
Harris, Tony

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