2012 – Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Newtown, CT

When:
December 14, 2017 all-day
2017-12-14T00:00:00-08:00
2017-12-15T00:00:00-08:00
Where:
Newtown
CT
USA

On Friday, December 14th, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, a 20-year-old armed man shot and killed 20 6- and 7-year-old children and 6 adults at the school, in addition to his mother at her home and himself. This event heightened growing concerns about school security.

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