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20-year-old suspect had ties to school, source says

By Pete Yost

Associated Press

LAST UPDATED: 09:40 a.m. HST, Dec 14, 2012

WASHINGTON » A law enforcement official says the attacker in the Connecticut school shootings is a 20-year-old man with ties to the school.

The official said that a 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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kainalu wrote:
One loser - unimaginable horror.
on December 14,2012 | 07:43AM
aomohoa wrote:
The families of these victims will never be the same. So sad.
on December 14,2012 | 08:21AM
allie wrote:
I am so sorry. Just a horror. This kind of thing seems to be happening a lot more.
on December 14,2012 | 09:16AM
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