Adam Lanza, 20, id'd as school shooting suspect

11:12 AM, Dec 15, 2012   |    comments
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UPDATE: The gunman in the school shooting has been identified as Adam Lanza, 20. Earlier it was reported that his older brother Ryan Lanza was a suspect, but that was corrected.

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Officals said that the gun used in the attacks is a .223-caliber rifle. The official also said that New Jersey state police are searching a location in that state in connection with the shootings, said by an official in Connecticut to have left 27 dead, including 18 children.

The official in Washington spoke on the condition of anonymity because the source was not authorized to speak on the record about the developing criminal investigation.

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