Friday, August 12, 1977

Victims Show Relief and Bitterness

Joanne Lomino, who is 18 years old, has been paralyzed from the waist down by a bullet that crashed into her spine on a wintry night last November as she sat with her friend, Donna DiMasi, 17, on the porch of the Lomino home in Bellerose Queens. Miss DiMasi, too, was shot, but has fully recovered from her neck wound.

Neysa Moskowitz said, “As far as I’m concerned, his name is a snake. I can’t stand snakes. I abhor them and I fear them. The only thing that was missing when I looked at him (on television) was the skin.”

Excerpt from Aug 12, 1977 New York Times

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