Date: December 18, 2012
“Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza was carrying an arsenal of hundreds of rounds of deadly ammunition — enough to kill nearly every student in the school if given enough time, authorities said, raising the specter the bloodbath could have been far worse. Lanza shot himself in the head when he heard police approaching the classroom where he was gunning down helpless children.
He had multiple high-capacity clips each capable of holding 30 bullets, and the chief medical examiner said the ammunition was the type designed to break up inside a victim’s body and inflict the maximum amount of damage, tearing apart bone and tissue.
The gunman shot his mother four times in the head before going to the school and gunning down 26 victims there.
THE VICTIMS: All the victims at the school were shot multiple times with a high-power rifle, some of them up close. All six adults were women. Of the 20 children, eight were boys and 12 were girls. All the children were 6 or 7 years old.
The Newtown massacre is the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history and one of the deadliest mass shootings around the world.”
Since there are multiple posts being made here which respond to the Sandy Hook school massacre, I thought it was only right to offer a few relevant links to news reports.
Of course, you can find more with a web search.
My sympathies go out to the victims, and their families.