Community mourns school shooting

 
 
 
  • Funeral services were held in Newtown Tuesday for Jessica Rekos and James Mattioli, both age six, four days after 20 children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Brendan Smialowski, AFP)
  • Students in Newtown, excluding Sandy Hook Elementary School, returned to school for the first time since last Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook. (John Moore, AFP)
  • The masscre was the second-deadliest school shooting in the United States after the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre. (John Moore, AFP)
  • (John Moore, AFP)
  • Candles with the names of victims. (Brendan Smialowski, AFP)
  • (Brendan Smialowski, AFP)
  • Twenty seven wooden stand in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School. (Spencer Platt, AFP)
  • White roses honoring children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (John Moore, AFP)
  • A photo of Caroline Previdi, one of the victim. (Emmanuel Dunand, AFP)
  • (Emmanuel Dunand, AFP)
  • A sign bears the names of the victims. (Emmanuel Dunand, AFP)
  • A knitted angel and a sign hang near a cemetery in Newtown, Connecticut. (John Moore, AFP)
  • Stuffed animals and flowers are seen at a makeshift memorial near the entrance to the grounds of Sandy Hook Elementary School (Brendan Smialowski, AFP)
  • A message is left on a door in remembrance of those killed down the street from the Sandy Hook School. (Spencer Platt, AFP)
  • Family and friends embrace after the funeral for shooting victim Jessica Rekos, 6, at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic church. (John Moore, AFP)
  • A child stands next to a makeshift memorial for Jessica Rekos, 6, following her funeral. (John Moore, AFP)
  • (John Moore, AFP)
  • Catholic Monsignor Robert Weiss greets people arriving for the funeral of James Mattioli. (John Moore, AFP)
  • (Emmanuel Dunand, AFP)
  • (Emmanuel Dunand, AFP)
  • (Don Emmert, AFP)
  • Krista Rekos, the mother of Jessica Rekos, is comforted after a funeral service. (Emmanuel Dunand, AFP)
  • (Emmanuel Dunand, AFP)
  • (Brendan Smialowski, AFP)
  • (Emmanuel Dunand, AFP)
  • (Brendan Smialowski, AFP)