Meanwhile, journalists with both CBS and NBC retracted earlier tweets after wrongly reporting the suspect's name.
The interview with Ryan Lanza, brother of Newtown, Conn., killer Adam Lanza, seemed like a blockbuster exclusive for The New York Post. Unfortunately it was all a hoax.
After erroneous early reports about the identity of the man who opened fire at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school Friday morning, the shooter has now been identified. Here's what we know so far.
As reports emerged that a man named Ryan Lanza was the shooter in the Newtown, Conn., elementary school mass shooting, a number of Twitter accounts under that name received hateful tweets.