Shooting at Connecticut school

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A woman speaks with a Connecticut State Police officer near Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Hour, Alex von Kleydorff)
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People pray at a makeshift shrine during a vigil at Saint Rose of Lima church at Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) NYC OUT, NO SALES, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, NEWSDAY INTERNET OUT MAGS OUT
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A mourner bows her head inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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Thousands attend a vigil for the victims of the school shooting at Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) NYC OUT, NO SALES, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, NEWSDAY INTERNET OUT MAGS OUT ( Frank Becerra Jr The Journal News )
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Mourners gather at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots reverberating through the building and screams echoing over the intercom (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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A man and woman pray at a makeshift shrine during a vigil at Saint Rose of Lima church at Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) NYC OUT, NO SALES, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, NEWSDAY INTERNET OUT MAGS OUT
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Thousands attend a vigil for the victims of the school shooting at Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) NYC OUT, NO SALES, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, NEWSDAY INTERNET OUT MAGS OUT ( Frank Becerra Jr The Journal News )
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A family prays at a statue of the Virgin Mary outside Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) NYC OUT, NO SALES, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, NEWSDAY INTERNET OUT MAGS OUT
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Mourners gather for a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots reverberating through the building and screams echoing over the intercom (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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A young child holds on to her father as thousands attend a vigil at Saint Rose of Lima church at Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) NYC OUT, NO SALES, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, NEWSDAY INTERNET OUT MAGS OUT
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Thousands of people attend vigil at Saint Rose of Lima church at Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) NYC OUT, NO SALES, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, NEWSDAY INTERNET OUT MAGS OUT
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Mourners gather outside a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots reverberating through the building and screams echoing over the intercom (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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Mourners gather at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots reverberating through the building and screams echoing over the intercom. (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal speaks to mourners at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots reverberating through the building and screams echoing over the intercom (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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A man hugs his young daughters as they attend a vigil at Saint Rose of Lima church at Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots echoing through the building and screams coming over the intercom. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) NYC OUT, NO SALES, ONLINE OUT, TV OUT, NEWSDAY INTERNET OUT MAGS OUT
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Under dimmed lights, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Washington Wizards observe a moment of silence to honor the victims of the school shootings in Connecticut, before an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Washington. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, second left, speaks at a news conference on the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) MANDATORY CREDIT, NYC OUT, NO SALES, TV OUT, NEWSDAY OUT MAGS OUT
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People arrive for a prayer service at Newtown United Methodist Church in the aftermath of a mass shooting at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A gunman walked into the school Friday and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP PhotoJason DeCrow)
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Connecticut State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance speaks at a news conference on the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) MANDATORY CREDIT, NYC OUT, NO SALES, TV OUT, NEWSDAY OUT MAGS OUT
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People arrive for a prayer service at Newtown United Methodist Church in the aftermath of a mass shooting at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A gunman walked into the school Friday and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP PhotoJason DeCrow)
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As hundreds stand outside St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, which was filled to capacity, a couple embrace during a healing service held in for victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP PhotoCharles Krupa)
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Connecticut State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance speaks at a news conference on the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Frank Becerra Jr.) MANDATORY CREDIT, NYC OUT, NO SALES, TV OUT, NEWSDAY OUT MAGS OUT
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Police block off a section of Yogananda Street near a house belonging to the mother of a man who opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school, killing 26 people, including 18 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Sandy Hook, Conn. (AP PhotoJason DeCrow)
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People arrive for a prayer service at Newtown United Methodist Church in the aftermath of a mass shooting at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A gunman walked into the school Friday and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP PhotoJason DeCrow)
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Men and women hold candles in vigil outside St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church during a healing service held in for victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the town, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP PhotoCharles Krupa)
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Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead, many of them young children, in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Police have identified the gunman as Adam Lanza, whose mother was a teacher at the school. (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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Girls embraces outside St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, which was filled to capacity, during a healing service held in for victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP PhotoCharles Krupa)
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A man becomes emotional outside a prayer service at Newtown United Methodist Church in the aftermath of a mass shooting at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A gunman walked into the school Friday and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP PhotoJason DeCrow)
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People leave the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire House in tears after a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday morning, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. A man opened fire Friday inside two classrooms at the Connecticut elementary school where his mother was a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in corners and closets and trembled helplessly to the sound of shots reverberating through the building. (AP PhotoThe Hour, Alex von Kleydorff)
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A woman comforts a young girl during a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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Officials are on the scene outside of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where authorities say a gunman opened fire inside an elementary school in a shooting that left 27 people dead, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
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Indiana Pacers' George Hill pauses during a moment of silence for those who were killed and injured in the Connecticut elementary school shooting before an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP PhotoDarron Cummings)
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Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead, many of them young children, in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Police have identified the gunman as Adam Lanza, whose mother was a teacher at the school. (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead, many of them young children, in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Police have identified the gunman as Adam Lanza, whose mother was a teacher at the school. (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead, many of them young children, in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Police have identified the gunman as Adam Lanza, whose mother was a teacher at the school. (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead, many of them young children, in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Police have identified the gunman as Adam Lanza, whose mother was a teacher at the school. (AP PhotoAndrew Gombert, Pool)
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Brenda Hernadez of Enfield Conn., comforts her daughter Crystal at a makeshift shrine on the Enfield Town Green, Friday evening, December 14, 2012, after a candlelight vigil in Enfield, Conn. The vigil was organized by social media in memory of the school shooting victims in Newtown as residents in Enfield, 70 miles from Newtown, and in through out the state, feel the grief of the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday morning. (AP PhotoJournal Inquirer, Jim Michaud) MANDATORY CREDIT
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Cat McDonald, left, of the Long Island borough of New York, holds a candle as she and Emily Prout of Washington, sit by the White House fence mourning the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct., in Washington, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. "We're here for the families," says McDonald, "to reflect on the tragedy that's happened." (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
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Next to his wife wife Fabiola Cordova, left, Chris Homan of Bethesda, Md., holds his son Leo, 2, on his shoulders while attending a candlelight vigil in front of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, after a school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
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Lindsay Merikas, 26, of Alexandria, Va., wears a button saying "Stop Gun Violence" as she gathered with other supporters of gun control on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, during a vigil for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct., and to call on President Obama to pass strong gun control laws. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
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Alissa Manzoeillo of Washington, lights a candle for Alice Chen of Washington, as they hold signs against gun violence at a vigil by the White House after a school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct., in Washington, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
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Brian Farnkoff, 30, of Boston, sits by the White House fence holding a candle, as supporters of gun control gather on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, during a vigil for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct., and to call on President Obama to pass strong gun control laws. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, a state police officer runs outside of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where authorities say a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoNewtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) MANDATORY CREDIT: NEWTOWN BEE, SHANNON HICKS
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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, paramedics and others rush toward Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where authorities say a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoNewtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) MANDATORY CREDIT: NEWTOWN BEE, SHANNON HICKS
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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, paramedics and others rush toward Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where authorities say a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoNewtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) MANDATORY CREDIT: NEWTOWN BEE, SHANNON HICKS
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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, paramedics push stretchers toward Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where authorities say a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoNewtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) MANDATORY CREDIT: NEWTOWN BEE, SHANNON HICKS
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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, a police officer leads two women and a child from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoNewtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) MANDATORY CREDIT: NEWTOWN BEE, SHANNON HICKS
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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, police officers are on the scene outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where authorities say a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoNewtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) MANDATORY CREDIT: NEWTOWN BEE, SHANNON HICKS
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Emergency vehicles line the road at a firehouse staging area for family at the entrance to Sandy Hook School, the site of a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A man opened fire Friday inside two classrooms at the school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children. The killer, armed with two handguns, committed suicide at the school and another person was found dead at a second scene, bringing the toll to 28, authorities said. A law enforcement official identified the gunman as 20-year-old Adam Lanza. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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Parents leave a staging area after being reunited with their children following a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. where authorities say a gunman opened fire, leaving 27 people dead, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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Rodd Blessey, youth minister at Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn., along with church members Kelly Merrick, 14, and Gabby Tejeda, 20, post a sign outside the church announcing a 7:00 p.m. mass on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. Blessey said that the church pastor decided to hold the mass and keep the church open all night in response to the shooting at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School. Authorities say a gunman opened fire at the school, leaving 27 people dead, including 20 children. (AP PhotoThe Journal News, Seth Harrison) MANDATORY CREDIT, NYC OUT, NO SALES, TV OUT, NEWSDAY OUT MAGS OUT
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A sign for a Healing Prayer stands outside St. John's Episcopal Church near the scene of a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A man opened fire Friday inside two classrooms at the school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children. The killer, armed with two handguns, committed suicide at the school and another person was found dead at a second scene, bringing the toll to 28, authorities said. A law enforcement official identified the gunman as 20-year-old Adam Lanza. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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A man carries a child away from the area of a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. A man opened fire Friday inside two classrooms at the school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children. The killer, armed with two handguns, committed suicide at the school and another person was found dead at a second scene, bringing the toll to 28, authorities said. A law enforcement official identified the gunman as 20-year-old Adam Lanza. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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A Hoboken police officer stands at a blocked street near a residence at the intersection of 13th and Grand streets in Hoboken, N.J. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after a connection was reported with the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (AP PhotoMel Evans)
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Police and officials gather at a residence at the intersection of 13th and Grand streets in Hoboken, N.J. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Local police and the FBI converged on the residence this afternoon after a connection was reported with the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (AP PhotoMel Evans)
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Hoboken Police Chief Anthony P. Falco, Sr., left, talks on the phone in Hoboken, N.J. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, after local police and the FBI converged on a Hoboken residence near the intersection of 13th and Grand streets after a connection was reported with the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn. (AP PhotoMel Evans)
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President Barack Obama wipes his eye as he talks about the Connecticut elementary school shooting, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in the White House briefing room in Washington. (AP PhotoCarolyn Kaster)
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A mother hugs her daughter following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoThe New Haven Register, Melanie Stengel)
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A man reacts following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoThe New Haven Register, Melanie Stengel)
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A young girl is comforted following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoThe New Haven Register, Melanie Stengel)
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A young girl cires following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoThe New Haven Register, Melanie Stengel)
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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 (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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Ambulances leave an area near the scene of a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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Law enforcement canvass an area nearby a school shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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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 (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoThe New Haven Register, Melanie Stengel)
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A mother hugs her daughter following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoThe New Haven Register, Melanie Stengel)
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A law enforcement agent arrives to the area following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoThe New Haven Register, Melanie Stengel)
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Law enforcement canvass an area following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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People embrace at a firehouse staging area for family around near the scene of a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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A young girl is comforted following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoThe New Haven Register, Melanie Stengel)
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Law enforcement canvass the area following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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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, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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A mother runs with her children as police above canvass homes in the area following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, Connecticut State Police lead children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., following a reported shooting there Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoNewtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) MANDATORY CREDIT
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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, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, talks with officials at a staging area following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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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, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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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 (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, Connecticut State Police lead children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., following a reported shooting there Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP PhotoNewtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) MANDATORY CREDIT
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This satellite image provided by Google shows the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. A shooting at the school Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, left the gunman dead and at least one teacher wounded. (AP PhotoGoogle)

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A gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school Friday in a shooting that left 27 people dead, including 18 children, an official said. Click here to read more here.

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