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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Armored Car Robbery / Gun Laws #874601

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Jim Acosta) The deadly shooting of two security guards at the armored car in Philadelphia featured; photos shown of the victims and the ambush killer; scenes shown of the Loomis truck outside the bank. [Philadelphia police commissioner Sylvester JOHNSON†- comments; describes what happened in the shooting.] The commissioner's response to the violent crime in the city and these murders discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on armored vehicle incidents in 2006 and the state votes to loosen gun laws reviewed. Keeping Them Honest segment introduced.

(Philadelphia: Randi Kaye) The presence of guns on the streets of Philadelphia examined.; details given about permits to carry weapons and about the easing of rules on guns; scenes shown of recovered guns. [Community volunteer Ray JONES - says it is about survival; states the city should be able to determine its own destiny about guns.] [Temple University David KAIRYS†- cites the lax gun laws.] [Pennsylvania state senate Vincent FUMO†- defends the state gun laws; states enforcement is the problem.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim;
Kaye, Randi

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