Firefighters rally for boy’s 6th birthday

Rockland County firefighters came together after the boy’s father was killed in the line of duty.
1:52 | 04/09/21

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Transcript for Firefighters rally for boy’s 6th birthday
We will turn now to Ike ejiochi in Washington, D.C. With all the latest headlines for us. Good afternoon again, Ike. Good afternoon, Amy. Let's start with that sad news out of England, Buckingham palace announces that prince Philip husband of Elizabeth has died at 99. The duke of Edinburgh completed a month-long hospital stay where he was treated for infection and underwent a heart procedure. The royal family saying they join people around the world in mourning his loss. And six people shot in a mass shooting at a cabin making business in Texas. One dead, four critically injured with the suspect held on a million dollar bond, and he was taken into custody after fleeing the scene. One police officer shot while taking him in. That officer is in serious but stable condition. Just hours before that incident, president Biden announcing new executive action against gun violence. Asking the department of justice to regulate the sale of ghost guns, which are hard-to-track firearms assembled from kits of parts purchased online. Now, the president calling gun violence in this country an epidemic. And a powerful testimony in the Derek chauvin trial, a world renowned pulmonologist saying George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen to his brain as a result of chauvin's force. Now that expert leading the jury through the horrific details of Floyd's death. And get ready for the tissue boxes on this one. Firefighters in New York rockland county pulling out all the stops for a young boy's sixth birthday. Now that boy's father a 15 year volunteer firefighter, he was killed in the line of duty. But local firefighters staged a massive parade past his home and that boy said he wanted a fire truck for his birthday and he ended up with hundreds of them. T.J., back to you. That's a good note to end on. We appreciate it. And Ike, appreciate having you with us this week. You have a good weekend, all right? You too.

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