On this day, December 7th, 1993, Colin Ferguson tragically murders six people on the LIRR in Nassau County, New York. Known as the Long Island Rail Road massacre, Ferguson pulled out a gun and started firing at passengers as the train pulled into the Merillon Avenue Station. Ferguson was convicted on all counts. Midway through his trial he fired his defense council and insisted on representing himself.
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