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Connecticut State Police say they are still looking at the school building collecting evidence as they continue their investigation of the shooting. 

Sunday afternoon, the Lieutenant leading the investigation also issued a warning about information from social media sites. 

Lt. J. Paul Vance of the Connecticut State Police held a press conference Sunday describing the different weapons Adam Lanza used and the large amount of ammunition he had possessed for this crime. 

Authorities say Lanza had four weapons on him when he committed the crimes. A shotgun was found in his mother's car he used to drive to the school. He also had an automatic weapon, a Bushmaster automatic assault rifle, which was the primary weapon used in the shootings.  

Authorities said the gunman was carrying an arsenal of hundreds of rounds of deadly ammunition -- enough to kill just about every student in the school if given enough time,  raising the chilling possibility that the bloodbath could have been far worse.

"That weaponry, as I said, is going to be completely examined in the forensic laboratory. It's going to be historically searched, so we can attempt to determine every path those weapons took since they were manufactured, every time they were used, and as much information as possible that we can attain, relative to each and every weapon," said Lt. Vance. 

Lt. Vance also said authorities have learned of threats on social media sites. He warned those giving out false information on social media sites or tampering with the investigation.    

"The last thing and I would like to restate what we stated this morning, about anyone that harasses, threatens, intimidates or interferes with this investigation, utilizing any social media or any type relative to this horrific crime will be fully prosecuted to the extent of the law." 

Lt. Vance said the gunman's mother, Nancy Lanza, was shot multiple times in the head and the gunman killed himself with one shot to his head.

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