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Connecticut / School Shooting #1035520

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 16, 2012
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(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) The memorials across the nation to the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, reviewed; scenes and photos shown.

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) The portraits of the lives lost presented; scenes shown from Newtown, a video of victim Ana Marquez-Greene† singing with her brother, photos of Emile Parker†, Olivia Engel†, Jesse Lewis, Catherine Hubbard, Grace McDonnell, principal Dawn Hochsprung, psychologist Mary Sherlach, school aides Rachel Davino, Anne Marie Murphy and teachers Lauren Rousseau and Victoria Soto. [Father Robbie PARKER††- talks about his daughter; speaks to the shooter's family.] [Mother Mary Anne BROWN‡- comments.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Dan Harris) The room-by-room details of the shooting by Adam Lanza reviewed; aerial footage of the school shown. [Governor Dan MALLOY - says Lanza decided to take his own life.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Lara Spencer) The story of the lone surviving girl in one of the Sandy Hook classrooms presented. [Pastor Jim SOLOMON†- recounts what the surviving child said and the resulting "survivor's guilt."]

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The shooter, Adam Lanza, profiled; Lanza photos shown. [Connecticut police spokesman Lt. Paul VANCE†- says we have recovered some evidence.] [At My Place restaurant owners, Louise and Mark TAMBASCIO†- talk about Nancy Lanza and her sons.] [Former classmate Olivia DeVIVO†- talks about Adam.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Pierre Thomas) Guns in America examined; details given about gun facts. [ATF commander Gene MARZUEZ†- says there are 400 gun dealers in this area.] [ABC News Brad GARRETT†- cites the ease of buying firearms.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: David Muir) The effort by ABC News program to start a national conversation on gun violence and mental illness noted.

Muir, David;
Harris, Dan;
Spencer, Lara;
Ross, Brian;
Thomas, Pierre

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