Newtown school gunman used rifle to kill victims
The gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at a school in Connecticut used a rifle as his main weapon, the chief medical examiner says.All the victims at Sandy Hook school in Newtown died of gunshot wounds, H Wayne Carver II said.
A list of the dead has been released. All the children were aged six or seven, and all the adults were women.
The gunman, named in media reports as Adam Lanza, killed his mother before driving to the school and opening fire.
Head teacher Dawn Hochsprung is listed among the dead, along with adults Rachel DaVino, Anne Marie Murphy, Lauren Russo, Mary Sherlach and Victoria Soto.
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