Newtown Gunman Adam Lanza Did Not Wear Body Armor At Massacre

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December 28, 2012 5:07 a.m.

A Connecticut state police spokesman on Thursday said Adam Lanza was not donning a bullet proof vest when he carried out the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., the New Haven Register reports.

Lt. J. Paul Vance said Lanza was only wearing a utility vest.

“It was a fishing type vest, a jacket with a lot of pockets; it was not a bullet-proof vest,” Vance said.

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