Officer to Adam Lanza: Who Shot You?
Was apparently unaware Lanza had been the gunman; police report made public
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 27, 2013 4:09 PM CST
In this Dec. 14, 2012, file photo provided by the Newtown Bee, Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.   (AP Photo/Newtown Bee, Shannon Hicks, File)

(Newser) – State police in Connecticut today made public thousands of pages related to their investigation into Adam Lanza and the Newtown shooting, and media outlets are poring over the text, audio, and video to see whether they might shed more light on his actions. You can see the files here. Authorities withheld information that would identify witnesses and children, including photos of the victims, notes AP. The Hartford Courant has a live blog going as its reporters go over the documents. Some excerpts from there and from CNN:

  • Before the shooting, police say Nancy Lanza traveled to New Hampshire for a few days as an "experiment" to leave her son home alone. She stayed at a hotel, and her son shot her the morning after she returned.
  • She had told a friend that the 20-year-old Lanza had "some sort of autism," that life was difficult, but that she was proud of his accomplishments and never felt in danger.
  • At the school, an officer went to Lanza as he lay on the ground and asked Lanza who had shot him; he was trying to get a response, apparently unaware that Lanza was the gunman and had just shot himself.

  • Police took a birthday card from the house sent to Lanza by his father: "Send me an e-mail when you want to go hunting or shooting," it read.
  • A neighbor heard gunshots the morning of the shooting, apparently when Lanza killed his mother, but chalked it up to hunters.
  • "My God, he's still shooting," a wounded teacher is quoted as saying. "Whoever he is, he's still shooting."
  • After the shooting, police had to slide their badges under classroom doors to prove it was safe to come out.
  • An officer carried one of the young victims from the school, saying, "Come on, sweetie, come on sweetie."

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Dec 28, 2013 2:10 PM CST
Dec 28, 2013 10:37 AM CST
"...apparently unaware that Lanza was the gunman and had just shot himself...." no one makes that mistake. It is VERY easy to detect a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The other false flag ops shooters took the kid out after they were finished at the scene, and he was the only one implicated.
Kay Mann
Dec 28, 2013 9:52 AM CST
i haven't followed everything about this case, but there are many things that simply don't add up here, yet some of you scoffers won't even consider such a possibility because you couldn't accept that our government may have been involved in a coverup. but why won't you listen? why would you be so quick to look the other way and make yourself sound superior rather than reading all of these inconsistencies? nevertheless, i will add to what others have said: i watched as the police opened up the trunk of the car that adam lanza is supposed to have driven to the school in, and when they opened the trunk, with reporters recording the event, they pulled the AR-15 that adam lanza is supposed to have killed all these people with, out of the locked trunk. it never even made it into the school. the next piece of the puzzle is that when the chief medical examiner who supposedly did the autopsies, was being interviewed by reporters, he was asked by a reporter about the weapons used. the coroner replied that all of the victims were shot by a high powered rifle. huh? knowing that earlier police reports given to those reporters spoke of two handguns being recovered at the scene, the reporter then asked the M.E. "what caliber was the rifle?" the coroner said that he "didn't know" (i can't recall but he may have even said it was an AR-15). how can you be sure it was a high powered rifle but not be sure what caliber the bullet was? why not a low powered rifle, or one of the many calibers of handguns out there? he doesn't know what the bullet caliber was but tells a news crew that it was from a high caliber rifle? no way. sorry, but i can't rule out that there isn't some funny business going on here. won't say why how or who did it, but like other curious events, i'm not buying it as it's being sold to us. and for those of you who stand in judgment of everyone who doesn't accept it, what is wrong with you? you'd better open your eyes and start questioning things or consider that you are the frog sitting in the bottom of the slowly heating water pot.