Jewish Child Shot Multiple Times in Newtown Rampage

Noah Pozner, 6, Dies in Spree, Twin Sister Escapes

River of Tears: Parents grieve over the massacre in Newtown, Conn. At least one of the children killed was Jewish.
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River of Tears: Parents grieve over the massacre in Newtown, Conn. At least one of the children killed was Jewish.

By Forward Staff

Published December 15, 2012.
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“They were first graders. It’s the kind of stuff you’d send your kids or your grandkids out the door to first grade in,” he told reporters.

All the shootings he was aware of were committed with a rifle, Carver said.

The dead included eight boys, 12 girls, and six women aged 27 to 56, authorities said.

“All the wounds that I know of at this point were caused by the long weapon,” Carver said.

Here is a full list of the victims:

CHILDREN

Charlotte Bacon, 2/22/06, female (age 6)

Daniel Barden, 9/25/05, male (age 7)

Olivia Engel, 7/18/06, female (age 6)

Josephine Gay, 12/11/05, female (age 7)

Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 04/04/06, female (age 6)

Dylan Hockley, 03/08/06, male (age 6)

Madeleine F. Hsu, 07/10/06, female (age 6)

Catherine V. Hubbard, 06/08/06, female (age 6)

Chase Kowalski, 10/31/05, male (age 7)

Jesse Lewis, 06/30/06, male (age 6)

James Mattioli, 03/22/06, male (age 6)

Grace McDonnell, 11/04/05, female (age 7)

Emilie Parker, 05/12/06, female (age 6)

Jack Pinto, 05/06/06, male (age 6)

Noah Pozner, 11/20/06, male (age 6)

Caroline Previdi, 09/07/06, female (age 6)

Jessica Rekos, 05/10/06, female (age 6)

Avielle Richman, 10/17/06, female (age 6)

Benjamin Wheeler, 9/12/06, male (age 6)

Allison N. Wyatt, 07/03/06, female (age 6)

ADULTS

Rachel Davino, 7/17/83, female (age 29)

Dawn Hocksprung, 06/28/65, female (age 47)

Anne Marie Murphy, 07/25/60, female (age 52)

Lauren Russeau, 1982, female (age 29)

Mary Sherlach, 02/11/56, female (age 56)

Victoria Soto, 11/04/85, female (age 27)

With reporting from Reuters and JTA

This article was adjusted on December 4, 2013 to reflect documentary information made available to The Forward. The article originally reported that Noah Pozner was shot 11 times. We have since learned that the actual number is less than 11. In deference to the family’s wishes to keep the number private, we changed the text to read “multiple” gun shots.


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