[See NewsBusters for more.] Thanks to a hero tipster, two men with hundreds of rounds of ammunition and assault rifles were stopped from carrying out their slaughter on the Fourth of July. Yet ABC and CBS on Wednesday and Thursday buried one very important fact: They are in America illegally. Julio Alvarado-Dubon and Rolman Balacarcel are Guatemalans who planned to murder people at the Dogwood Dell Amphitheater in Richmond. During the 53 second story, no mention of their illegal status. Thomas simply added, “No word on motive.” On Wednesday’s CBS Evening News, guest anchor Jericka Duncan allowed 24 seconds on the story.
ABC, CBS Don't Mention Thwarted Mass Shooters Were Illegal