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There are some chilling new details about the sandy -- school massacre police in Newtown Connecticut releasing search warrants in the case.
Which shed new light on shooter -- -- final moments his Rampage lasted less than five minutes and in that time he fired.
More than a 150 shots and he was wearing a bulletproof vest and military style clothing.
What police found inside his home offers new insight into -- says life.
And his mental state leading up to this tragedy doctor Michael Stone as a forensic psychiatrist.
And a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia university's college of physicians and surgeons doctor John thanks so much for being here if there's a lot to talk about it was reported around the time right after the new -- shooting.
That Adam lands -- his brother reportedly said he has Asperger's syndrome.
And now with these -- the release of these new documents we've learned -- two books about Asperger's syndrome were removed from the house Asperger's obviously being a high.
Functioning form of autism -- lots of people are diagnosed with -- -- we don't wanna scare families right now but could there be any connection in your mind.
Not much for -- played the Asperger's syndrome is not associated with a high degree of violence.
No more than any other.
Mental illness is is a slight increase.
Over there and student population average in mentally ill people -- committing violent crimes.
But not very much but the point is about.
His particular variety of of Asperger's it was rather extreme in the sense -- that.
Not only did they have -- typical preoccupation with one interest in his case.
These dangerous games and gun -- -- a -- of millions out of the violent video games but.
Which is characteristic of of Asperger's.
And they're social awkwardness or inability to empathize to figure out what other people are feeling and to make small talk -- like that but his was extreme.
As you know when he was in -- barber chair in the -- would ask him hey how you doing he couldn't say anything them but the good talk for him.
On that same note it was also reported by his brother at the time -- lenses brother.
Who said he has Asperger's and a personality disorder -- something else that we don't know yet and the records don't shed much light on what we had heard.
That he couldn't feel physical pain he had Wear protective.
Clothing in chemistry class it was not to get burned do you know of any disorder like that.
I've heard of it I don't know very much about a but as far as the personality part.
Tremendous to paranoid feelings.
And vengeful feelings.
Center that would be the other aspect another was -- -- -- it takes care of the social awkwardness but in addition.
You seem to have a great deal of hatred and resentment that's a personality power.
People always speculated that he must have been on some sort of psychotropic drugs to treat some of this and unfortunately.
In the records that have been released they found no evidence that he was on -- -- -- doesn't and that he wasn't.
But they haven't revealed anything like that.
Well I'm not surprised because they really are no particular medications that would make a big difference with someone like that -- there was.
And paranoid personality and Asperger's or not things that can be remedied by -- medication.
There -- some interest and became out of the just released documents are they found newspaper clippings.
Of a similar.
Shooting school shooting he had saved newspaper clippings.
From a shooting in 2008 at northern Illinois university in which five people were killed 21 were injured.
26 victims in other words just like the 26 victims in Newtown Connecticut with.
With people well -- I mean obviously police always -- copycat crimes and it sounds like he may have been studying things like this.
He apparently was studying things like that of course I said he -- like that to happen to be an expert in that.
But he didn't look ahead and that clippings from the 'cause -- talked of killing in the northern Illinois that you just mentioned.
And a lot of other -- get a big list of them.
So it sounds as if he was going to get his fifteen minutes of fame -- Andy Warhol promises all through this multiple murder.
As you know lawmakers right now are trying to figure out how to keep guns out of the hands of via you know.
Unhinged people including mentally ill people are you as a psychiatrist comfortable.
With the notion that psychiatrists and doctors would have to report people.
Who come into their offices with some strippers tonight disorder their danger they think just other people -- to themselves.
I would only be comfortable if I heard from a patient that he intended or she -- mostly -- Intended to hurt somebody.
In which case and I have done it in the past report that to -- the intended victim or the authorities if there was no names and intended victim but apart from them.
It just of the person.
I sized up as having a mental elusive of some degree.
But showed no.
Propensity at all to violent tendency I would certainly not reports that -- -- -- anymore that make sense.
Doctor Michael -- thanks so much for your expertise it's interesting to talk in light of this tragedy thank you.
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