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CT Shooter Adam Lanza

Learned How to Fire Guns

... From His Mom

12/16/2012 12:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1216_adam_lanza_mom_abcMass murderer Adam Lanza learned everything he knew about firearms ... from his mother.

Adam's mom, Nancy Lanza -- who was Adam's first victim -- was an avid gun collector who reportedly bragged to friends and neighbors about her weapons and took her son to several firing ranges to teach him how to shoot ... in the months leading up to his deadly assault.

One of Nancy's neighbors, Dan Holmes, told the NY Post ... Nancy was a gun enthusiast ... an avid collector ... often taking her kids to the gun range, infusing them with her obsession with firearms.

Adam used several different guns when he opened fire on Sandy Hook Elementary school earlier this week ... all of which were registered to his mother.


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Nice tmz wat happened to ryan lanza? Wrong name that's the point you are a celebrity gossip website not cnn you should not have reported on this cuz u have no clue about a serious news report before you report on a tragedy next time make sure miley cyrus' little dog is ok and leave tragedies such as this to cnn or hln k thank u :)

639 days ago


Stop printing his name. Why don't you print the names of the victims? Let them public remember their names, not some piece of **** loser.

639 days ago


May she rot in hell along with her son...stupid woman.

639 days ago

Cowboy Crow    

I have a quick question for those who support gun control. If ypure for taking gun rights away,

639 days ago

Cowboy Crow    

How about taking abortion away and gay marriage, before you take guns away? 2nd Ammendment is guaranteed, the otjers sre court opinion.

639 days ago


People say... guns is not to blame, mother is not to blame... this society is so crazy... seriously, the world is upside down and people act like certain things do not have consequences. do the math.... a society who make anyone without power feel useless,people having sex without thinking about the consequences, they make babies and do not know how to be parents, video games that to adults and kids are cool and teach about killing. Countries in war teaching about the fight for power with lethal weapons. Seriously... all of us at some point need to be blame for what our kids see, hear and do in this earth... and you not only parents have to care... citizens have to care because those children's are you neighbors.

638 days ago


Mom is definitely to blame here. Sorry peeps. Taught a mental kid how to work a gun, how to access it, and left them accessible. Spells No Bueno!!!

638 days ago

Rattlesnake Jake    

Took God outta school then wonder why God ain't there to amazes me how many ppl disown their creator til they are about to meet him

628 days ago
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