NEWTOWN, Conn. – Newtown held a second of silence and flags have been flying at half-employees throughout Connecticut to mark the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary Faculty capturing.
It was Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 youngsters and 6 educators have been killed by a troubled 20-yr-previous gunman who shot his method into the Connecticut schoolhouse. Adam Lanza fatally shot his mom earlier than driving to the varsity, after which killed himself after the rampage.
The city sometimes doesn’t maintain an official memorial occasion on the anniversary, however prayer providers have been deliberate for Wednesday and a counseling middle is open for prolonged hours.
First Selectman Pat Llodra requested city staff to chorus from doing any work, together with answering telephones, between 9:30 a.m. and 9:forty five a.m. to mark the time when the shootings occurred.