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Ryan Lanza is already grieving and no doubt floored by the deaths of his brother, Adam Lanza, their mother Nancy and the 26 other people Adam killed yesterday.

As if that weren't enough to process, he was erroneously named as the man responsible for the Connecticut shooting by overzealous media outlets at first.

Ryan Lanza Picture

Many TV news outlets and websites were scrambling after reporting Ryan Lanza, 24, was the shooter, even though state and federal officials did not confirm this.

It is now believed that Adam Lanza, 20, had an ID of Ryan's on him, leading to the initial confusion. But for Ryan, it made for an interesting few hours at work.

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Tom Cruise will not be walking the red carpet in Pittsburgh tonight.

Paramount has announced that it's delayed the official premiere of Jack Reacher in that city, out of respect for the unspeakable events of the Connecticut shooting in Newtown yesterday.

Said the studio in a statement:

"Due to the terrible tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, and out of honor and respect for the families of the victims whose lives were senselessly taken, we are postponing tomorrow's Pittsburgh premiere of 'Jack Reacher.' Our hearts go out to all those who lost loved ones."

New information continues to come in regarding the massacre, but Adam Lanza is believed to have shot and killed 27 people at Sandy Hook Elementary school, most of whom were children and teachers.

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The first photos of Adam Lanza have been released, along with more information on the 20-year-old responsible for the Connecticut school shooting massacre yesterday.

Adam Lanza Photo

The Newtown, Conn., native was a child of the suburbs and of divorce who still lived with his mother, Nancy, in the quiet town about an hour from N.Y. City.

Friday, he began his day by shooting Nancy in the face.

As if that weren't disturbing and tragic enough, he then drove her car to nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, armed with two handguns and a semi-automatic rifle.

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The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., left a nation in shock Friday afternoon after Adam Lanza gunned down 27 people, 20 of them children.

Hollywood Tweeted up a storm in response, sharing love, condolences, prayers and heartbreak, but also anger, disgust and frustration in many cases.

Sandy Hook Shooting

The Connecticut school shooting has once again raised debate about gun control and thrust it into the spotlight, as some of their Twitter reactions show:

Demi Lovato: "Just in shock. WHAT is wrong with this world sometimes? Right before Christmas? My thoughts and prayers go out to Newton, CT."

Miley Cyrus: "Why does this happen? Why do bad things happen to such good people... Especially young ones. Sending blessings to CT."

Ian Somerhalder: "We are sad. Our hearts, thoughts & help are w/ you. Im so sorry to all affected by this. So sorry. May all the love in the world hug you in this time."

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A visibly distraught U.S. President Barack Obama fought back tears as he addressed the media following this morning's Connecticut school shooting tragedy.

“The majority of those who died today were children, beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old,” Obama said during a national TV address.

After pausing to compose himself for five whole seconds, he added, “They had their entire lives ahead of them: birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own.”

Then the president wiped the corner of his eye.

The massacre allegedly carried out by Adam Lanza (not his brother, Ryan Lanza, as was first reported) is enough to make anyone sick, but especially parents of young kids.

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The crazed gunman dressed in black who went on a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school this morning has been identified as Adam Lanza, according to reports.

The Connecticut school shooting left 27 dead, including Lanza and 18 children.

Conn. Shooting

Adam Lanza, 20, reportedly shot and killed his mother, a teacher, then targeted her kindergarten class at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

Police in Hoboken, N.J. are questioning his brother Ryan Lanza, 24, who was originally reported as the shooter; the N.Y. Post says he is not a suspect.

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The alleged shooter in today's tragic Connecticut school shooting was identified by NBC News as Ryan Lanza, 24, who reportedly also killed his father in Hoboken, N.J.

However, reports now conflict as to whether this is truly the case; several sources believe his brother, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, was actually the shooter.

WNBC says Lanza then drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., an hour east of N.Y. City, where his mother was the kindergarten teacher.


There, Lanza was said to have been responsible for the Connecticut school shooting that claimed 26 lives - 18 of them children - before he killed himself.

The gunman opened fire after wanting through the front office, then walked to his mother's classroom and opened fire, killing her and other students.

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Connecticut State Police are responding to reports of a shooting at an elementary school in the town of Newton that police sources say left 27 people dead.

CT Shooting

Ryan Lanza was originally believed to have been responsible for the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, one of the worst in U.S. history.

Now, several sources report that his brother, Adam Lanza, was the shooter.

Authorities said the gunman is dead. An official with knowledge of the situation told the Associated Press that the man apparently had two guns.

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