Slideshow: Westport Responds to Sandy Hook Shooting

Sophia Hampton, A&E Editor

As the first news comes on about the shootings, teachers and students watch on the projectors
As the first news comes on about the shootings, teachers and students watch on the projectors
At 2:15 on December 14th, students rush home to be with their families
At 2:15 on December 14th, students rush home after hearing about Sandy Hook to be with their families
December 16th, the town of Westport rallies to support Newtown
December 16th, the town of Westport rallies to support Newtown

 

On the Veteran's Green outside of Town Hall, people gather to say their prayers
On the Veteran’s Green outside of Town Hall, people gather to say their prayers


Families move into Town Hall for the vigil as it starts to rain for the
Families move into Town Hall for the vigil as it starts to rain
Some Westporters have to move services outside because of how full the Town Hall got
Some Westporters have to move their services outside because of space constraints in Town Hall
Due to space constraints in Town Hall, people stayed outside and were joined by rabbis and reverends to lead the service
The people who stayed outside were joined by rabbis and reverends to lead the service

Even in the rain, people pay their respects to the victims of the Sandy Hook shootings
Even in the rain, people pay their respects to the victims of the Sandy Hook shootings