CRIME

School Massacre in Newtown, Conn.

A gunman killed his mother Dec. 14, in their Newtown, Conn., home then drove to nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, where he opened fire, killing 20 children and six adults before taking his own life.

 

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Dec. 19, 2012: A child lines up with firefighters outside the funeral for school shooting victim Daniel Gerard Barden,at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. According to firefighters, Daniel wanted to be a firefighter when he grew up and they honored him at the service. Gunman Adam Lanza opened fire killing 26 people, including 20 children, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown before killing himself on Friday.

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Dec. 19, 2012: A man visiting from Michigan takes photos of a makeshift memorial near the town Christmas tree in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn. The memorial, which was put up in the aftermath of the elementary school shooting that shocked the small town, is increasing in size as the days go on.

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Dec. 18, 2012: A makeshift memorial stands outside of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church as the hearse carrying the body of James Mattioli in Newtown, Conn. Mattioli, 6, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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Dec. 18, 2012: Pallbearers carry the casket containing the body of James Mattioli into St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church for funeral services in Newtown, Conn.

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Dec. 18, 2012: Easton police officer J. Sollazzo waves to a returning student as a car pulls into Hawley School in Newtown, Conn.

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Dec. 18, 2012: Schoolchildren look out the window of their bus as they head back to school in Newtown, Conn.

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Dec. 18, 2012: A school bus rolls towards a memorial for victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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Dec. 17, 2012: Frank Kulick, adjusts a display of wooden crosses, and a Jewish Star of David, representing the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, on his front lawn in Newtown, Conn.

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Dec. 17, 2012: Boys file into the Honan Funeral Home, where the family of six-year-old Jack Pinto was holding his funeral service, in Newtown, Conn. Pinto was one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.
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Dec. 17, 2012: Mourners embrace as they leave the Honan Funeral Home, where the family of six-year-old Jack Pinto is holding his funeral service, in Newtown, Conn. Pinto was one of the 20 students killed in the Dec. 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
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Dec. 17, 2012: People embrace as they arrive at a funeral home for the service for Noah Pozner in Fairfield, Conn. Pozner, 6, was the youngest victim of Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 16, 2012: Cheryl Girardi, of Middletown, Conn., kneels beside 26 teddy bears, each representing a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at a sidewalk memorial, in Newtown, Conn.
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Dec. 16, 2012: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) and teammates and officials pause during a moment of silence to honor 20 children and 6 adults killed Friday in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. before the NFL football game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
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Dec. 16, 2012: A man holds a child while paying respects to shooting victims at a makeshift memorial outside of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, in Newtown, Conn.
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Dec. 16, 2012: A churchgoer enters a service at at St John's Episcopal Church, in Newtown, Conn.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Students are escorted from Sandy Hook Elementary School after reports of a shooting.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A man puts his arm around a child as he arrives to pick up students from Reed Intermediate School in Newtown, Connecticut following a shooting nearby at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Dec. 14, 2012: This photo shows the scene outside of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Police patrol the streets outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Family members embrace each other outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. 

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Dec. 14, 2012: Parents pick-up their children after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A young girl is given a blanket after being evacuated from Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A woman waits to hear about her sister, a teacher, following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Parents leave a staging area after being reunited with their children following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Parents leave a staging area after being reunited with their children following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A young boy is comforted outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: State Police are on scene following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Parents leave a staging area after being reunited with their children following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Relatives react outside Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: President Barack Obama wipes his eye as he talks about the Connecticut elementary school shooting in the White House briefing room in Washington.
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Dec. 14, 2102: Relatives embrace each other outside Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A boy weeps as he is told what happened after being picked up at Reed Intermediate School following a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A child reacts to police and fireman staged nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School where a gunman opened fire on school children and staff in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: This satellite image provided by Google shows the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A woman mourns while speaking on the phone near Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman opened fire on school children and staff in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Police vehicles are lined up near a triage center at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where authorities say a gunman opened fire inside the school killing 26 people, including 20 children.

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Dec. 14, 2012: A man and woman leave the staging area for family around near the scene of a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: Ambulances leave an area near the scene of a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A mother hugs her daughter following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: A man reacts following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
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Dec. 14, 2012: People light candles outside a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Dec. 14, 2012: Brenda Hernadez of Enfield Conn., comforts her daughter Crystal at a makeshift shrine on the Enfield Town Green, Friday evening, after a candlelight vigil in Enfield, Conn.

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School Massacre in Newtown, Conn.

A gunman killed his mother Dec. 14, in their Newtown, Conn., home then drove to nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, where he opened fire, killing 20 children and six adults before taking his own life.

 

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