10th Anniversary New Life Church Shooting


Transcript: 12/09/2017: KRDO (ABC) today marks 10 years…since a gunman opened fire at new life church, just as services were ending. on december 9th, 2007… two sisters were killed in the parking lot — three others injured. krdo newschannel 13’s heather skold spoke with a survivor of that shooting… about that terrible day. pkg start pkg with music/helicopter vo 1:01 – helicopter fade to black after first music chord :48 – show women – at second music chord, then fade to black – will have to slow down video to match music it was supposed to be a day of worship… :22 swat running with music chord – then fade to black again shattered… by a stranger. clip 6 – don’t show laurie yet – maybe still pics on cd 9:42 lauriethere’s a purpose or meaning behind this, i’ve heard that several times. what if there’s not?what if it was just horrible? this — was where life — was taken — 10 years ago. fade out music 5 5:58 laurie – we had been driving down to new life from denver. the works family… was in the parking lot… 6 5:15 we were all getting into our family mini van after church.” 6 6:29 we had just had our weekly discussion about where should we get food after church fade to black fade in music only for a small section here and then… everything changed. 5 5:20 matthew murray opened fire. matthew murray… arrived… with multiple guns… and 3- thousand rounds of ammunition.. he drove to new life… the morning after killing two others at this “youth with a mission” facility in arvada… ..bitter over his expulsion from the ywam program…. and looking to kill. laurie works… was there.. as her twin sister, stephanie… and younger sister, rachael, were killed. 5 10:18 i lost my two sisters, that i grew up with.one of them was my twin. andi spent my whole life with them. 55:31 laurie there isn’t words to put around seeing someone die. there is no way to describe that…. especially in that type of situation she found relief from recurring nightmares of that day… through therapy… 3:31 went through a year and a half of emdr therapy – which is eye momementdesensitivation and reprocessing 7pictures 1:34 i think i was 13…. and, while she hangs onto happier memories… 3:40 i’ve grown my hair out… i look in the mirror and i see my twin she doesn’t avoid the pain — she carries… 7 1:00 when i can let that fear in, then i am fully in my life 6 8:04 they tend to assume, ‘or, you’re so strong, or you must be such a wreck’ and i’m actually neither one of those.” i’m kindof a mix of all of those at once. laurie is now pursuing a master’s degree in psychology from uccs — with hopes of counseling others through trauma. and has this advice for those who want to help survivors of mass shootings — 10:24 the most supportive thing that people have done — and that you can do for others – is just to be there. those have been the most meaningful moments. she knows… life is fragile… 5 12:26 this stuff happens.this is reality of life especially.. in a world where no place — is immune from those who want to take life away. the gunman, matthew murray, was wounded by security officer jeanne assam…before turning the gun on himself. turning now to the future of a historic local farm… facing …