By CBSNewYork Team

NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – A gun company is offering a $33 million settlement to families who lost loves ones in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown.

In 2012, a gunman killed 20 first graders and six educators with a Bushmaster rifle, made by Remington.

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The families of nine of the children filed a lawsuit, claiming the company shouldn’t have marketed such a dangerous weapon to the public.

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Lawyers for the families say they’re considering the offer.

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CBSNewYork Team