Photos: School Shooting in Connecticut

 

  • A man stands at a makeshift memorial outside Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn., on Saturday.
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    A man stands at a makeshift memorial outside Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn., on Saturday.
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  • Police stand guard at the entrance to Sandy Hook Elementary School on Saturday in Newtown, Conn.
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    Police stand guard at the entrance to Sandy Hook Elementary School on Saturday in Newtown, Conn.
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  • Mourners gather for a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. on Friday night.
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    Mourners gather for a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. on Friday night.
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  • People gather for a prayer vigil at Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Conn., on Friday.
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    People gather for a prayer vigil at Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Conn., on Friday.
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  • People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Conn., on Friday. A gunman opened fire on schoolchildren and staff in Newtown at Sandy Hook Elementary School today.
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    People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Conn., on Friday. A gunman opened fire on schoolchildren and staff in Newtown at Sandy Hook Elementary School today.
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  • Anthony Baracey holds flowers honoring victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school killing before a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown.
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    Anthony Baracey holds flowers honoring victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school killing before a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown.
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  • People gather near the elementary school.
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    People gather near the elementary school.
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  • State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance briefs the media about the elementary school shooting in Newtown.
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    State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance briefs the media about the elementary school shooting in Newtown.
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  • Family members leave a firehouse staging area after the shooting in Newtown.
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    Family members leave a firehouse staging area after the shooting in Newtown.
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  • President Obama speaks during a press conference at the White House. At least 26 people were killed at the school, including 20 children.
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    President Obama speaks during a press conference at the White House. At least 26 people were killed at the school, including 20 children.
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  • People line up to enter Newtown Methodist Church, near the site of Friday's shooting.
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    People line up to enter Newtown Methodist Church, near the site of Friday's shooting.
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  • Parents pick up their children outside Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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    Parents pick up their children outside Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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  • Parents of Sandy Hook students wait outside the school.
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    Parents of Sandy Hook students wait outside the school.
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  • Connecticut State Police walk toward the school after the shooting.
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    Connecticut State Police walk toward the school after the shooting.
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  • Family members embrace each other near the school.
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    Family members embrace each other near the school.
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  • Children wait outside the school.
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    Children wait outside the school.
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  • Connecticut State Police lead children from the school.
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    Connecticut State Police lead children from the school.
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  • Police patrol the streets outside the school.
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    Police patrol the streets outside the school.
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  • This satellite image provided by Google shows an aerial view of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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    This satellite image provided by Google shows an aerial view of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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  • A woman comforts a boy outside the school.
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    A woman comforts a boy outside the school.
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  • A woman waits to hear about her sister who is a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary.
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    A woman waits to hear about her sister who is a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary.
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