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Sandy Hook principal tried to take down shooter

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Newtown officials say the Principal of Sandy Hook Elementary was killed attempting to take down the gunman.

Dawn Hochsprung lunged at 20-year-old Adam Lanza after he forced his way into the school.

Officials said school administrators were coming out of a meeting when Hochsprung saw the armed gunman and ran towards him.

The Board of Education says during her short tenure the 47-year-old principal became a popular and beloved administrator at the school.

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