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30 Minutes- Giffords Shooting Aftermath
Giffords Press Conferences, Community Interviews (30:12) 2011-01-09
30 Minutes- Giffords Shooting Aftermath Peace and Love are Stronger, Sign at UMC Vigil, January 8, 2011. Amanda Shauger
30 Minutes features excerpts from two Sheriff's Department press conferences and interviews with Tucson Community Members in the wake of the recent Tucson shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, which resulted in six deaths including a congressional aid, a Federal Judge, and four bystanders. 30 Minutes takes a look at the Saturday January 8th shootings that took place at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords "Congress On Your Corner" event which took place on the corner of Oracle and Ina in Tucson. Six people died, including a federal judge, the congresswoman's staffer, and four bystanders. Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition, in a medically induced coma, after two hours of surgery at the University Medical Center. She was shot with a Glock 9mm at a range of about four feet. The bullet passed in an out of her head.

30 Minutes features excerpts from two Sheriff's Department press conferences and interviews with Tucson Community Members. The first excerpt features Sheriff Clarence Dupnik speaking at the press conference at Westward Look on Saturday, January 8. Additional speakers include Congressman Raul Grijalva via phone, Tucson Weekly writer Jim Nintzel; Miguel Ortega of Border Action Network, who recently ran for the Tucson Unified School Board and was a former staffer to Tucson City Councilwoman Karen Uhlich; Nadine Ruiz Carlson of the Parasol Project. Excerpts from a second press conference held Sunday morning at the Pima County Sheriff's Department feature remarks made by Dupnik and FBI Director Robert Mueller who is currently in Tucson overseeing the investigation.