Lt. J. Paul Vance
The student’s mother told the Hartford Courant the incident was a misunderstanding, and friends of his said the samurai outfit he was wearing was his Halloween costume.
The man was pronounced dead at MidState Medical Center in Meriden after doctors tried to medicate him. The man’s name is being withheld until his family is notified. An autopsy is planned.
Alyssiah Wiley’s parents, state police and a state prosecutor spoke at a news conference at the Willimantic school Thursday.
According to published report, a law enforcement official said gunman Adam Lanza tracked the death tolls and details of other mass shootings on a massive spread sheet and viewed them as “scores.”
Law enforcement agencies across the country this holiday weekend are beefing up patrols. In the Tri-State Area, that means added roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints set up by local and state police.
Nearly 100 adults and children attended a memorial ceremony for Jeffrey Bourgeois on Wednesday afternoon outside Salem Elementary School, where he attended first grade.