Adam Lanza’s father Peter Lanza releases statement: “We too are asking why”

Peter Lanza, father of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza who killed 27 people yesterday including 20 children and Peter’s ex-wife Nancy Lanza (also Adam’s mother), has released a statment:

“Our hearts go out to the families and friends who lost loved ones and to all those who were injured. Our family is grieving along with all those who have been affected by this enormous tragedy. No words can truly express how heartbroken we are. We are in a state of disbelief and trying to find whatever answers we can. We too are asking why. We have cooperated fully with law enforcement and will continue to do so. Like so many of you, we are saddened, but struggling to make sense of what has transpired.”

Peter is a a tax executive for General Electric living in Stamford, Connecticut. He recently remarried.