Wanted to get back to this as I had to go last night.
says he believes the police who said they found the AR-15 in the car. However, nowhere has a police officer been quoted as saying they found an AR-15 in the car. In the early morning of Dec 15th, NBC (irony
) seems to be the ONLY source reporting that officials said there were only four handguns recovered inside the school. This
writeup contains a video of Lt. Paul Vance where he never says there were four handguns retrieved, and in writing NBC says the four handguns "could not be confirmed."
Now, Dec 16th, Vance is quoted here
Lanza, 20, who was identified as the gunman by police for the first time on Sunday, shot his way into the school on Friday, firing away at students and staff with a Bushmaster AR 15 rifle, officials said.
He also carried two handguns and hundreds of bullets in "multiple" high-capacity magazines of about 30 rounds each, and had a fourth weapon in reserve - a shotgun in his car outside, Connecticut state police Lieutenant Paul Vance said.
"The Bushmaster was used ... in the school in its entirety and the handgun was used to take his own life," Vance said...
interview, the chief medical examiner Wayne Carver says "all wounds that he knew of were caused by the long weapon," and that the rifle used being found in the car was "incorrect."
post by Radar Chief contains footage of the police finding a gun in the car, and Radar Chief (and many others responding to the youtube) says that's not an AR-15, it's a shotgun.
Now, people have said the media will never offer a retraction on whether an AR-15 was used. That said, NBC may not offer a retraction about their "four handguns on person and AR-15 in trunk" report. However, conspiracy theorists wouldn't want them to, because the source of "a lot of [bologna]
" totally evaporates.