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roxana saberi, cbs news, london. >> and that's the "overnight news" for this friday. reportin rom the it's friday, april 16th, 2021. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking news -- another mass shooting. at least eight people killed at a fedex facility overnight in indianapolis. the latest on the investigation. you're making this a personal thing, and it isn't. >> it's not a personal thing. >> you are. that is exactly what you're doing. >> clashing over covid. the fiery exchange between republican congressman jim jordan and dr. anthony fauci. wild ride. a driver smashes through traffic barriers and jumps a rising barriers and jumps a rising drawbridge. captioning funded by cbs good morning. good to be with you.
i'm anne-marie green. we begin with a mass shooting overnight at a fedex facility in indianapolis. police say at least eight people were shot and killed late last night. when officers arrived, they encountered an active shooting incident. several people were wounded by the gunman, and at least four people were hospitalized including one person with critical injuries. two others were treated at the scene and released. no law enforcement officers were injured. police say the suspected gunman killed himself, and there is no active threat to the community. it is not known if the shooter was an employee at fedex. investigators said they were still in the process of conducting interviews and gathering information. fedex issued a statement saying, "we are aware of the tragic shooting at our fedex grand facility near the indianapolis airport. safety is our top priority, and our thoughts are with all those who are affected." we will have more on this shooting ahead on "cbs this morning." and now to chicago where
there is outrage this morning after body camera video was released showing a police officer shooting and killing a 13-year-old boy. overnight, protesters went face to face with officers outside chicago police headquarters. everything remained peaceful. adriana diaz has more on the shooting. but we have a warning for you, this video is tough to watch. >> reporter: the chase lasted 20 seconds before an officer opened fire. >> show me your [ bleep ] hands -- drop it. >> reporter: a single shot struck the chest of 13-year-old adam toledo. police say he had a gun in his right hand. >> i'm going to start cpr -- >> reporter: officer eric stillman, now on administrative duty, tried to revive him, but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene. police say a semiautomatic pistol was recovered a few feet away. the incident began around 2:30 a.m. on march 29th when gunshots were picked up by a police audio scanner. [ gunshots ] less than a minute later, police
encountered toledo and 21-year-old ruben roman who was tackled. mayor lightfoot called for calm. >> no parent should ever have a video broadcast widely of their child's last moments. much less be placed in a terrible situation of losing their child in the first place. >> i just want to know what really happened to my baby. >> reporter: days after his death, toledo's mother demanded answers. they d a lot of options, but not kill him. >> reporter: adriana diaz, cbs news. an attorney for the officer claimed toledo was armed and that the officer faced a life-threatening situation and was left with no other option. closing arguments are set to begin monday in the murder trial of derek chauvin.
the defense wrapped up yesterday after the former minneapolis police officer said that he will not testify. it is the first time his voice was heard on record during the trial. chauvin is facing several charges in the death of george floyd, including murder and manslaughter. laura podesta is tracking the latest developments from new york. laura, so closing arguments on monday. why is the trial set to resume this afternoon? >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. so this afternoon there will be discussions as far as what happens next in the trial procedurally, including the specific instructions the jury will receive before deliberations. derek chauvin will not be in the courthouse today. neither will the jury, as you mentioned. they will have a long weekend before the closing arguments begin on monday. >> your honor, the state of minnesota rests. >> reporter: closing arguments will begin monday in the trial of derek chauvin. >> i will invoke my fifth amendment privilege -- >> reporter: the former minneapolis police officer charged with murdering george
floyd chose not to take the stand in his own defense. >> is this your decision not to testify? >> it is, your honor. >> reporter: after closing arguments, the jury will be sequestered for as long as it deliberates. >> how much do i pack? if i were you, i would plan for long and hope for short. basically it's up to the jury how long you deliberate, how long you need to come to a unanimous decision on any count. [ chants ] >> reporter: a few miles north in brooklyn center, protests in the wake of duante wright's death continued for a fifth state day. >> the last few days everybody has asked what we want -- >> reporter: wright's mom wants accountability but doesn't think there can everything justice. >> the justice would bring our son home to us, sitting down, eating dinner with us, going out to lunch, playing with his 1year-old, almost 2-year-old son. >> reporter: kim potter who
allegedly mistook her taser for her firearm during the fatal traffic stop went before a judge for the first time on thursday via zoom. the former officer is charged with second-degree manslaughter and faces a maximum sentence of ten years in prison if convicted. potter was ordered back in court next month. wright's funeral will be held next thursday in minneapolis. anne-marie? >> laura podesta in new york. thank you so much, laura. the future of the johnson & johnson covid vaccine is still in the air. the single-shot dose remains on pause as the cdc does more research after one woman died and five others suffered a rare blood-clotting issue. overall, vaccination efforts continue across the country. more than 78 million americans are now fully vaccinated against the virus. that's just over 23% of the u.s. population. the head of pfizer says its recipients will most likely need a third shot, roughly six to 12 months after being fully vaccinated. in a recent study, the pharma
giant said its dose was highly effective up to six months following the second shot. meantime, a hearing on the covid-19 response turned tense when republican congressman jim jordan of ohio pressed dr. anthony fauci about americans getting their freedom back. take a listen. >> where does it get to -- when it comes down, what number do we get our liberties back? tell me the number. tell me the number. >> when 90% of the members of congress get vaccinated. >> you're not a doctor, he is, what is the number -- >> thank you for recognizing me -- >> the chair now recognizes for five minutes -- >> i'd like my question answered -- >> reclaiming my time. reclaiming my time. >> order. regular order. >> just a moment. >> mr. chairman? mr. chairman? i don't want you to answer my question. the american people want dr. fauci to answer the question. what does it have to be? >> your time expired, sir. you need to respect the chair and shut your mouth. >> well, that was democrat maxine waters telling jordan to
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the search continues for crew members of a capsized boat, and the secretary of state made a surprise trip. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "the washington post" reports u.s. secretary of state blinken made an unannounced visit to afghanistan to push president biden's plan to withdraw all american troops from the country. blinken told the afghan president and other senior officials yesterday that the u.s. remains committed to the nation. on wednesday, mr. biden said the remaining 2,500 american troops would be coming home by this year's 20th anniversary of the september 11th terror attack. peace talks between the taliban and the afghan government are at a stalemate. >> the only path forward to a durable, lasting, and just end to the conflict is through negotiation, is through a political agreement. and ultimately is through compromise. >> under an agreement last year between the trump administration
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our top stories this morning -- at least eight people are dead and several injured after a shooting at a fedex facility last night in indianapolis. at least four people were hospitalized, including one person with critical injuries. police say the suspected gunman killed himself. a motive has not been released. and closing arguments are set to begin monday in the
murder trial of derek chauvin. the defense wrapped up its case yesterday. the former minneapolis police officer did not take the stand to testify. chauvin is facing several charges in the death of george floyd, including murder and manslaughter. the jury will be sequestered. with more americans getting vaccinated, there is a slow return to normalcy. meanwhile, a new report shows more people are heading out and spending money. we have more. >> reporter: a hunger for normalcy has americans filling up restaurants again. >> restaurants are coming back to life and doing what we love which is hospitality for our diners and our guests. and it's what we live for. >> reporter: people are spending more time in stores, as well, giving struggling retailers a much-needed boost. >> i feel comfortable being out here, and i'm happy to spend what money i have, you know, enjoying my life. >> reporter: the commerce department says retail sales surged nearly 10% in march. almost double what analysts expected. why are we seeing such a big boost in retail sales right now
-- right now? >> i think we have a lot of reasons to smile right now with respect to what's happening in the u.s. economy. we have the impacts of all the federal stimulus or relief payments. so there's money to spend right now. >> reporter: bankrate.com economic analyst mark hamrick said car dealers saw an increase in customers last month. there was also a big jump in business at clothing and sporting goods stores. >> what's perhaps most heartening right now is that we're seeing big pickups at brick and mortar retailers. >> reporter: businesses are looking for more workers, giving the job market a boost. last week there was a drop in the number of americans applying for unemployment benefits. where does the economy go from here? >> i think the sky's the limit for the u.s. economy. >> reporter: hamrick believes unemployment will continue to fall in the coming months, and spending will get closer to pre-pandemic levels. cbs news, new york. coming up on "cbs this morning," nasa's search for a
new lunar lander to deliver astronauts to the surface of the moon. mark strassmann shows us some of the proposals. plus, legendary natural historian sir david attleborough tells us about his new documentary, "the year earth changed." and we talk with keith urban about co-hosting the acm award this sunday and his three nominations. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thank you so much for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day, and have a great weekend. ♪