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NBC Reports Gunman's Mother Was a Teacher at School

Dec. 14, 2012

The alleged gunman in a deadly shooting at a U.S. elementary school Friday was the son of one of the school's teachers, NBC News reported.

The woman, a kindergarten teacher, was among the dead and many of the children killed were insider her classroom, the broadcaster quoted law enforcement officials as saying.

Another family member was found dead at the shooter's home.

The alleged shooter had been identified by multiple US media outlets as Ryan Lanza, 24.

Source: Copyright 2012 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH

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