A Connecticut gun shop that legally sold weapons used in the Newtown school massacre lost its federal firearms license after the December shooting because of hundreds of violations over the past several years, according to federal authorities.
A photo of the gunman who killed 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school has been released by the college he attended several years ago.
The Connecticut prosecutor leading the investigation into the Newtown school shooting says the gunman killed the 26 victims and took his own life within five minutes of shooting his way into the building.
The parents of one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre say they had an emotional meeting recently with the killer’s father and expressed condolences to each other, but they’re not angry at him and don’t believe he should be blamed for his son’s actions.
The New York Daily News quotes law enforcement sources who say materials found at the home Adam Lanza shared with his mother, show that the gunman who shot 26 students and staff members at the Sandy Hook Elementary School researched previous mass killings.
The man who killed 26 people inside a Connecticut elementary school last year showed interest in other mass killings, people close to the investigation told The Associated Press.
Connecticut’s chief medical examiner says he doubts toxicological tests and genetic analysis of the body of the gunman who fatally shot 20 children and six educators at an elementary school will explain why he acted.
The secrets Nancy Lanza kept are at the center of the questions that envelop Newtowen, grieving over the slaughter unleashed by her 20-year-old son Adam, who investigators say killed his mother Friday with one of her own guns before murdering 26 children and teachers at a nearby school.
The gunfire Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School left a toll both unbearable and incalculable: 20 students and six adults at the school, the gunman’s mother at home, and the gunman himself. The Associated Press has compiled a glimpse of some of those who died.
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