Correction of the Day: The Gunman Suspect Identified as Adam Lanza, Not Ryan Lanza

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Correction of the Day: The Gunman Suspect Identified as Adam Lanza, Not Ryan Lanza
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Earlier today, several cable news sources initially reported that the suspect behind today's school shooting in Connecticut was a 24-year-old man named Ryan Lanza, but the shooter has been since identified as Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old younger brother of Ryan who lives in Hoboken, NJ. Somewhat inevitably, the earlier news reports led to an outpour of angry messages and death threats on the Facebook profile page of the gunman's brother Ryan, who had to repeatedly explain that he had nothing to do with the incident.

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Ray Dolin recently set out to hitchhike across the U.S. as research for a memoir called The Kindness of America. Naturally, he was shot -- partway through his adventure -- in a random drive-by, while waiting for a ride on the shoulder of a highway in Montana.

Dolin's now recovering, and authorities picked up his assailant four hours after the shooting.

"It's totally random," said local Sheriff Glen Meier. "These two gentlemen did not know each other. They'd never seen each other and we don't know of a motive. We don't know why this happened."

No word on whether the book will retain its title.

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