Vigilante: New York's Subway Hero

New York's subway "hero"

All week long the calls flooded in: hundreds to a special police hot line, hundreds more to newspapers and TV stations. But there were few helpful clues to the identity of the man who had coolly, deliberately shot and wounded four teenagers aboard a Manhattan subway train three days before Christmas. Nor did most of the callers seem to want him caught. Indeed, many praised the so- called subway vigilante. Several suggested that he run for mayor, and others volunteered to help pay for his defense if he is caught and tried. One World War II veteran offered to give the...

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