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Connecticut / School Shooting #1035480

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 15, 2012
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(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) The Friday mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, introduced; scenes shown of various memorials to Sandy Hook Elementary; details given about the 26 victims: the school children, the principal Dawn Hochsprung, the psychologist Mary Sherlach, teacher Victoria Soto. [Soto's cousin James WILTSIE†, counselor Sarah PETRULIA‡- comment on what happened.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: Dan Harris) A picture of what happened inside the school starting at 9:30AM when Adam Lanza broke into the building presented; scenes shown from outside the school. [Connecticut police spokesman Lt. Paul VANCE†- says he forced his way into the school.] [School supt. Janet ROBINSON†- explains what the principal, psychologist and teachers did.] [Connecticut medical examiner Dr. H. Wayne CARVER†- reacts.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The connection between the gunman, his family and the school examined; Lanza family photos shown. [Aunt Marsha LANZA - talks about the Lanza family; explains why Nancy Lanza had guns.] [Two former CLASSMATES - talk about Adam.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Pierre Thomas) The assault rifle featured: how deadly it is and how easy they are to buy.

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) The stories of two school children about what happened presented. [Two brothers Ethan and Ben - recount what happened.] The school safety plan noted.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Jim Avila) The school's emergency security plan examined; details given about various security measures. [Library clerk Mary Ann JACOB†- comments on their routines.] [National School Safety Services president Kenneth TRUMP†- talks about protection procedures.]

Muir, David;
Harris, Dan;
Ross, Brian;
Thomas, Pierre;
Avila, Jim

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