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Connecticut / School Shooting #1035547

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The search for answers about gun violence in Amerce noted.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Dan Harris) The funerals for the victims of the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut, featured; photos shown of Noah Pozner† and Jack Pinto†. [Mourner Rabbi Edgar GLUCK†, football player Victor CRUZ, Connecticut police spokesman Lt. Paul VANCE†, Monroe police Lt. Bran McCAULEY†- comment on aspects of the events.] [On Sunday, President OBAMA - speaks.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Amy Robach) The sweeping changes in schools across the country due to the tragedy in Connecticut featured; details given about several school alerts, including in Ridgefield, Connecticut and a California school rehearsing lockdown; photo shown of slain principal Dawn Hochsprung. [Hochsprung cousin Melanie BUHRMASTER-BUNCH†- says safety was Dawn's priority.] [Los Angeles school principal Maureen O'CONNOR†- outlines what the children are told.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The investigation into the shooter, Adam Lanza and his mother, Nancy, updated; details given about the semi-automatic rifle he used that belonged to his mother. [My Place bar owners Mark and Louise TAMBASCIO†- talk about the Lanzas.] [Former classmate Kyle KROMBERG†, former BABYSITTER, Tech club advisor Richard NOVIA†- characterize Adam.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Statistics on guns in America cited.

(White House: Jake Tapper) Consideration of moves to limit the access to military-style types of guns examined. [OBAMA - says we have no choice but to change.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG - calls this an outrage: we kill each other.] [Senator Joe MANCHIN†- questions assault rifles.] [October 16, OBAMA - speaks against some guns.] [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY†- admits the gun violence problem has not been addressed.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Harris, Dan;
Robach, Amy;
Ross, Brian;
Tapper, Jake

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