Seven years after more than two dozen people, 20 of them children, died in a mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., The city’s high school won a state football championship in the final game of the title.
Newtown beat Darien 13-7 on Saturday as they passed Jack Street to Riley Ward.
Wow! What do you say now. Newtown wins CLASSS LL 13-7 title over Darien I’m Jack Street final game beats Riley Ward for 36-yard TD #cthsfb
Newtown’s first state title since 1992 pic.twitter.com/BfSMc0rNIy
– Pete Paguaga (@PetePaguaga) December 14, 2019
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Newtown continues to process the events of December 14, 2012, when a police officer was identified by police as Adam Lanza shot 20 students and six adult workers at Sandy Hook Elementary School before killing himself. Lanza killed his mother before going to Sandy Hook.
The killings have become a flashpoint for discussion about the Second Amendment and gun ownership rights in the United States.