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This Dec. 8, 1993 edition of Newsday shows an image of the scene of the LIRR shooting. Six people were killed in the shooting.

From the archives: LIRR shooting Newsday editions

A look at some of the events that unfolded after gunman Colin Ferguson, 35, of Jamaica, opened fire on an LIRR train, killing 6 and injuring 19 others on Dec. 7, 1993.

This Dec. 8, 1993 edition of Newsday shows
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This Dec. 8, 1993 edition of Newsday shows an image of the scene of the LIRR shooting. Six people were killed in the shooting.

This Dec. 8, 1993 edition of Newsday shows
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This Dec. 8, 1993 edition of Newsday shows an image of the scene of the LIRR shooting. Six people were killed in the shooting.

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This Dec. 8, 1993 edition of Newsday shows, in the upper right corner, a graphic of the 5:33 LIRR train's trip on the day of the shooting.

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This Dec. 9, 1993 edition of Newsday shows an image of LIRR shooter Colin Ferguson. When Ferguson was arrested, a note listing enemies and reasons for the shooting was found on him.

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This Dec. 9, 1993 edition of Newsday shows where people were during the LIRR shooting rampage. The diagram lists known locations of people involved in the shooting.

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This Dec. 9, 1993 edition of Newsday breaks down the note that was found on LIRR shooter Colin Ferguson the day of the massacre.

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This Dec. 10, 1993 edition of Newsday shows flowers that were laid besides the tracks in Garden City, where Colin Ferguson opened fire on an LIRR train.

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This Dec. 10, 1993 edition of Newsday shows the number of people who died yearly due to firearms.

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This Dec. 12, 1993 edition of Newsday shows the images of four LIRR shooting victims, two of whom died.

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This Dec. 12, 1993 edition of Newsday shows LIRR shooter Colin Ferguson's path. The graphic breaks down the locations of many of Ferguson's victims and his actions on the train.

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This Dec. 12, 1993 edition of Newsday shows LIRR shooter Colin Ferguson's path. The graphic breaks down the locations of many of Ferguson's victims and his actions on the train.

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This Dec. 13, 1993 edition of Newsday shows an image of Rev. Jesse Jackson at a LIRR memorial in Garden City. Jackson called for healing and racial harmony.

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This Dec. 14, 1993 edition of Newsday shows an image of Carolyn McCarthy at her husband Dennis' funeral. Dennis McCarthy was one of six killed in the LIRR shooting.

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This Dec. 18, 1993 edition of Newsday shows Mark McEntee, Michael O'Connor Jr. and Kevin Blum before a game at the Nassau Coliseum. The three men were dubbed heroes after they stopped LIRR shooter Colin Ferguson.

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This Dec. 10, 1994 edition of Newsday shows an image of LIRR shooter Colin Ferguson. Ferguson was declared fit for trial and defended himself after firing his counsel.

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This Feb. 17, 1995 edition of Newsday shows LIRR shooter Colin Ferguson defending himself. In his closing remarks, Ferguson proclaimed innocence and begged jurors for sympathy.

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This Feb. 18, 1995 edition of Newsday shows an image of shooter Colin Ferguson after he was found guilty of murdering six commuters on the LIRR.

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This Feb. 19, 1995 edition of Newsday shows jurors that sat on LIRR shooter Colin Ferguson's case. It took the jury 10 hours to reach a guilty verdict.

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