Principal and school psychologist were killed ‘execution style’ – CT shooting 14 Dec 2012 According to Rabbi Shaul Praver, Newtown, the school principal and psychologist were killed ‘execution style,’ before the gunman shot others at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (MSNBC).
Second man wearing camouflage led out of woods in handcuffs, said ‘I did not do it’ —27 Dead, Including 20 Children, In Elementary School Shooting 14 Dec 2012 The Associated Press quoted an official as saying the suspected gunman drove to the school in his mother’s car. Another law enforcement source earlier told CBS News that a Sig Sauer, a Glock 9 and a Bushmaster [high-powered military] rifle were found at the scene. Preliminary information showed that [Adam] Lanza purchased the weapons legally. CBS News reports that a potential second suspect was in custody and that SWAT was investigating the home of the suspect. It was not known if that alleged second suspect fired any of the shots in the massacre. A witness tells WFSB-TV that a second man was taken out of the woods in handcuffs wearing a black jacket and camouflage pants and telling parents on the scene, “I did not do it.”
Curiouser and curiouser: Shooter carrying other person’s ID, left 2 more guns in car –‘We’re drilling all the time, practicing all the time for these events’ -Mayor of Danbury, CT –‘New school safety measures’ had been implemented–and yet, a man dressed in military garb will a bullet-proof vest gained entrance? –CT State Police: Bomb squad brought in –Shooting took place at three different locations inside the school 14 Dec 2012.
Shooter wore military garb, carried three guns –Shooter found shot to death –Lanza family member found dead in Newtown, CT — 2nd man was in a van nearby, but police said that the second individual was not connected to shooting –‘State Police confirm that one shooter is dead. A second gunman is apparently at large, sources told ABC News.’ 14 Dec 2012.
Twenty schoolchildren, eight others dead in Connecticut massacre 14 Dec 2012 Twenty schoolchildren were slaughtered by a heavily armed gunman who opened fire at a suburban elementary school in Connecticut on Friday, ultimately killing at least 27 people including himself in the one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. The 20-year-old gunman, identified by law enforcement sources as Adam Lanza, fired what witnesses described as dozens of shots at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, which serves children from ages 5 to 10. Authorities found 18 children and seven adults, including the gunman, dead at the school, and two children were pronounced dead later after being taken to a hospital. Another adult was found dead at a related crime scene in Newtown, bringing the toll to 28, state police Lieutenant Paul Vance said.
Principal, Psychologist shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School 14 Dec 2012 CNN reports that an eyewitness in Sandy Hook Elementary School said that while in a meeting at 9:35 am, she heard the “pop-pop-pop” in the hall. Three people, the principal, vice principal and school psychologist were killed in the hallway, with only the vice principal returning with injuries to his leg/foot. The shooting happened in the hallway, and the eyewitness said there had to be at least 100 rounds shot. When leaving the meeting room, she reports that she saw the bodies of the principal and school psychologist lying in “a pool of blood” in the hallway. According to the Sandy Hook Elementary School web site the principal is Dawn Hochsprung, and the school psychologist is listed as Mary Sherlach. The vice principal’s name is not listed.
Obama tears up over Connecticut school shooting, moving Web, pundits 14 Dec 2012 Pundits and the twitterverse were moved by President Barack Obama’s tearing up during a public statement Friday about the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting. “You don’t often see the president of the United States showing such emotion, wiping away tears as he speaks of these little kids — five- to ten-year-old kids — the majority of the victims that were killed in this mass shooting in Connecticut today,” said CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer said. “I’ve got to tell you, I’ve covered a lot of presidents, I haven’t seen a president emerge as emotionally charged.” [Obama cries at Connecticut shooting address – but
no tears over the hundreds of children killed by his drone strikes.