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In Depth (New Orleans Bridge Shootings) #854526

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 01, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Charges against 7 New Orleans police officers in the shooting of 2 men on the Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina featured.

(New Orleans: Martin Savidge) The incident on the bridge where James Brissette†† and Ronald Madison†† were killed reviewed; scenes shown of officers shooting; audiotape of police communication played; police statement quoted. [In shadow, shooting victim Susan BARTHOLOMEW††- says they shot with no warning; says her arm was shot off.] [Madison’s brother Lance MADISON – says all hell broke loose.] [Witness Lawrence SMITH‡- describes the shooting of Madison.] [Police Chief Warren RILEY†- says let the judicial system run its course.]

Williams, Brian;
Savidge, Martin

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