Police leave the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut following a shooting that left at least 26 people dead including 18 children on December 14, 2012. A gunman opened fire inside inside Sandy Hook Elementary School early Friday morning where his mother worked. The suspect 20-year-old Adam Lanza, reportedly killed himself following the shooting rampage inside the school. UPI/John Angelillo
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