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|Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting|
A memorial for the victims
|Location||Newtown, Connecticut, United States|
|Date|| Friday, December 14, 2012 |
9:41 a.m. (EST)
|Attack type||School shooting, mass murder, murder-suicide|
|Weapon(s)||Two 9-mm handguns and a .223-caliber rifle|
|Deaths||28 (including the perpetrator)|
|Perpetrator||Adam Peter Lanza|
The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a school shooting which happened in Connecticut, United States on Friday, December 14, 2012. Twenty-eight people were killed in the shooting, including many children and teachers.
- Barron, James (December 14, 2012). "Nation Reels After Gunman Massacres 20 Children at School in Connecticut". New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/nyregion/shooting-reported-at-connecticut-elementary-school.html?_r=0. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
- Miguel Llanos (December 14, 2012). "Authorities ID gunman who killed 27 in elementary school massacre". Associated Press. NBC News. http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/14/15911025-authorities-id-gunman-who-killed-27-in-elementary-school-massacre?lite. Retrieved December 17, 2012.