1. Nancy Lanza Worked At Sandy Hook Elementary School
2. Adam Lanza Used Handguns To Commit The Murders
He used a Bushmaster rifle.
4. Adam Lanza’s Girlfriend Was Missing
It is unclear if Adam Lanza even had a girlfriend.
5. Adam Lanza’s Father Was Dead
He is alive and has released a statement of condolence.
6. Adam Lanza Had An Altercation With Sandy Hook Elementary Staff Members
His motive remains unknown.
7. A Possible Second Gunman Was In Custody
There was no second gunman.
8. The Shooter Was Ryan Lanza
Police incorrectly told multiple media outlets that Ryan Lanza was the shooter, when in fact the shooter was Adam Lanza. More on this here.
9. How The Shooter Was Identified Incorrectly
One of these explanations must be incorrect.
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