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Egyptian19701118Shooting; Egyptian19701118Shooting.tif
Egyptian19701118Shooting; Egyptian19701118Shooting.tif
TitleEgyptian19701118Shooting; Egyptian19701118Shooting.tif
Original Publication SourceDaily Egyptian
DateEgyptian19701118Shooting.tif
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CollectionDaily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
Transcript'Shooting probe unfair9
with many black investigators
§y DffM L Miiw
Daily CfYpuan Sufi Writs*-
Carbondale City Council nun
William Union told the City
Council Tuesday night thai
ho feela a committee to investigate tho ahootlnfa last
Thursday In Carbondale will
not bo fair and Impartial, aa
such a committee should be.
If It I* made up with a majority
of members from Northeast
Carbondale.
Baton aald that he hopes the
conclusion of tho committee
will be that anyone who shoots
a policeman without warrant
can expect to be shot himself.
He aald completely, unwarranted attacks can poller can
not be tolerated, lie added
that anyone who docs attack
the police In such a manner
should loeo the support of
the community, and In thla
case, of the Northeast community In particular.
Eaton aald he read an article In Black Unity newapoper
that pralaed sniper*. Ho aald
eucb aa article goes beyond
tbe bcsumle of freedom of the
press, as It incites to violence.
Harry Rubin, chairman of
the Carbondale Human Relatione Committee told Eaton
that his.remark that a com*
mtttec of Northeast iraldenta
would oot be Impartial la an
unfair accusatkn. He aald that
ijortty of
tlon will result.
A. E. Ramsey, president of
the Carbondale Chamber of
Commerce, told the Council
In a letter thatfteChamber la
concerned over recent alleged
criticism of law enforcement
agencies by Mayor David
Keen*. The letter aald that
accusation* of over-reaction
on tbe part of the police by
tbe mayor are not "conducive
to 'coollng'thc reactionaries.
Ramsey s letter aald that
after such shootings aa oc-
cured In Carbondale laat
Thursday, It la not surprising that some over-reaction
on the pan of outraged citizen* can be heard." The letter
continued In saying that
rumors of vigilante action
are "as i^ounded aa they
are unwarsed."
Tbe letter stated that the
Chamber la wholly against
any vigilante or other Illegal
action.
members are hlec* dee* -sot
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LanguageEnglish
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