On Dec. 15, 2012, Radioman 911 TV released the first 911 calls
and police and fire dispatch audio from the tragic Connecticut shooting
at Sandy Hook Elementary school located in Newtown. The calls reveal
the first responders' panic as they assessed the situation and continued
to hear gunfire upon their arrival. A terrified caller was on the phone
saying she believed the gunman, later identified as suspect Adam Lanza,
was still in the building. The call ended with the grim remark, “I got
There were many bodies recovered from Sandy Hook. Twenty children and
six adults would be pronounced dead by the end of the horrific
massacre. As the investigation continues to find motive for the killing,
focus turns to the suspect Adam Lanza who was described as an
intelligent, yet shy and withdrawn individual. Reports suggest Lanza
suffered from a personality disorder but the exact nature of his
physical and mental health is not known. It is also unclear if he
underwent treatment for a mental disorder and if so, whether he had been
prescribed SSRI anti-depressants or other medications.
Responders gather at the scene of a mass
school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in
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Here is a transcript of the 911 calls of the Connecticut shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school.
0935 Sandy Hook School. Caller is indicating she thinks there's someone shooting in the building.
0936 Units responding at Sandy Hook School. The front glass has been broken. We're unsure why.
0937 All units, the individual I have on the phone is continuing to hear what he believes to be gunfire.
0938 All units responding to Sandy Hook School at this time. The shooting appears to have stopped. The school is in lockdown.
0940 I will need two ambulances at this time.
0940 The shooter is apparently still shooting in the office area.
0941 Take exit 10... continue on Riverside Road, Dickerson Drive. Make sure you have your vest on.
0942 Last known shots were in the front of the (inaudible)
0943 We have one fatal in room one... (inaudible) received a wound to the foot...
0946 I got bodies here.
Of the 26 victims killed at the school, 12 children were girls, 8
children were boys and six women were murdered. The children were either
6 or 7; all were in the first grade.
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