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US school shooting deaths all gunshot wounds

/ 04:53 AM December 16, 2012

A sign on a post shows support for the victims of a gunman who opened fire inside Sandy Hook Elementary School a day earlier as police officers stand at a road block, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Connecticut. AP/Julio Cortez

NEWTOWN, Connecticut — A medical examiner says all the victims of the U.S. school shooting were killed by gunshot wounds.

Dr. H. Wayne Carver told a news conference Saturday the deaths are classified as homicides.

Investigators are trying to learn more about Friday’s massacre of 26 children and adults in Connecticut and about 20-year-old gunman Adam Lanza.

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