Adam Lanza, Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooter, Brother Ryan Lanza Being Questioned by Police

CONNECTICUT SCHOOL SHOOTING:  Adam Lanza, 24, has been identified as gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.  According to media reports, his parent was found dead in a New Jersey home today. Twenty-seven people are dead, including 18 children. Two handguns were found at the scene and Adam  Lanza is dead. Ryan Lanza’s mother was a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School and her body was found among the dead. Ryan Lanza, his brother, is being questioned by police.

Fox News reports Adam Lanza lived in Hoboken, N.J., and had ties to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., according to officials. The gunman was found dead inside the building, but it is not clear if he committed suicide or was killed. Four weapons in total were recovered from the school. Adam Lanza killed his father in New Jersey before unleashing this horrific tragedy on the school. There are reports that his girlfriend and another friend are missing.

***ADAM LANZA is also being mentioned as the possible shooter. Stay tuned for updates.***

President Obama orders flags at White House, federal buildings be flown at half-staff to honor Connecticut victims – statement via@NBCNews

Obama: There’s not a parent in America who doesn’t feel the overwhelming grief that I do – live video

Obama on Connecticut school shooting: We’ve endured too many of these tragedies over the past few years – live video

Obama: We’re going to have to come together and take meaningful action – live video

Report: Source tells @AP the younger brother of Connecticut school shooting suspect is being held.

Report: A brother of alleged Connecticut school shooter found dead in a New Jersey home, senior law enforcement tells @CNN

CONNECTICUT POLICE — 20 CHILDREN AND SIX ADULTS KILLED IN CONNECTICUT SCHOOL SHOOTING.

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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.
  • Anon

    Are you sure this is the right “Ryan Lanza”? He’s tweeting that it’s not him and you obviously got this from a facebook page.

  • maya

    are you out of your mind? that photo you are using is NOT the shooter lanza. learn how to research