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Washington, DC / 2002 Sniper Shootings #829588

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 23, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The trial of convicted sniper John Muhammad† introduced; courtroom sketches shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The October 2002 Beltway sniper shootings in Washington, DC, area by drifters Muhammad & Lee Malvo recalled; photos shown of the 10 murder victims; scenes shown from the sites of the shootings. [In 2002, police Chief Charles MOOSE - speaks about the case.]

(Washington: Kathleen Koch) The terror plan of the two suspects examined; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown; details given of their plans to attacks children at schools & hospitals, the courtroom testimony from Malvo about the plan & his reaction to it, the interrogation of Malvo by Muhammad. [Outside court, victim's friend Mary BRANCH - reacts to Malvo.] Today's interaction of the two suspects in the courtroom discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Koch, Kathleen

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