Following reports that the Connecticut mass shooting suspect was named Ryan Lanza, many media outlets linked to the Facebook account of a Ryan Lanza from Newtown, Conn. The account has since been taken down.
This Ryan Lanza’s picture and information about him was featured on Fox, CBS, and many other outlets.
However, it appears to be the wrong guy. The New York Post has reported that the name of the suspect is actually Adam Lanza. According to reports over at the Newtown Patch, sources say Ryan Lanza has told friends his “developmentally disabled brother may have committed the crime”.
A number of people who claim to be friends with this Ryan Lanza on Facebook say that Lanza is posting he is not the shooter