Behind the Photo: The Evacuation of Sandy Hook Elementary School

June 12, 2013

By Edgar Allen Beem

© Shannon Hicks/The Newtown Bee

Shannon Hicks, associate editor at The Newtown Bee and a volunteer firefighter in Newtown, Connecticut, first heard that someone with a gun had entered Sandy Hook Elementary School on the police scanner at the newspaper office just over a mile from the school. Hicks was on the scene immediately and captured what turned out to be the most published image...

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