Subway Vigilante - Bernhard Goetz

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On December 22, 1984, Bernhard Goetz shot four unarmed young men on a subway train in Manhattan, New York. The story exploded with debate about self-defense, gun rights, and the racial implications involved in the shooting. Why did Goetz open fire on the subway that day? Were his actions justified? Was justice served for anyone involved? And how does this case mirror the racial tensions in America today? This is True Crimecast.

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