Private equity firm Cerberus selling stake in firearms company that makes Bushmaster as stores pull Sandy Hook weapon from their shelves

Father of private equity firm selling company that makes the Bushmaster rifle LIVES in the Sandy Hook massacre town New York-based company is ditching shares in Freedom Group, which manufactured the .223-calliber Bushmaster AR-15Gunman Adam Lanza, 20, used the horror semi-automatic weapon along with two other guns to slaughter 20 kids and six staff at the Newtown, Connecticut school on FridayFather of Cerberus' boss lives in NewtownRetail giant Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods have stopped selling the rifle and others like it 'out of respect to the victims and their families' | UPDATED: 03:30 GMT, 19 December 2012 Relative connections: The father of Cerberus boss Stephen Feinberg (pictured) lives in Newtown, Connecticut There is a new connection between the private equity firm Cerberus who owns the gun manufacturer that produced the rifle used by the Sandy Hook shooter. The father of Cerberus boss Stephen Feinberg lives in Newtown, Connecticut, where a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle made by Remington was used to kill 20 children and six elementary school staff. The gun used by 20-year-old Adam Lanza in the massacre on Friday is a ‘civilian’ version of the military M-16.

Dandy Hook shooting: The tragic last school picture of first graders who were gunned down by Adam Lanza with their substitute teacher

The tragic last school picture of first graders who were gunned down by Sandy Hook shooter with their substitute teacher | UPDATED: 23:24 GMT, 17 December 2012 Fifteen hopeful, smiling faces beam at the camera for a school picture just a few months ago- a picture which could be from any class in any school in America. But this is not just any picture of any class. It is the last class photograph of the group of Sandy Hook first graders who were wiped out in a hail of bullets on Friday by crazed gunman Adam Lanza.