(New York Post) Crazed kid-killer Adam Lanza was a troubled "genius" who was painfully awkward and shy.
"I know he had issues," said Beth Israel, whose daughter, Alex, went to school with Lanza. "He was a really troubled kid. I think he had learning disabilities."
Adam's brother told investigators that the gunman was autistic, sources said. Israel described him to The Post as a sort of autistic savant, saying he was "very smart, but he had issues. He was a real genius.
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"He was just a weird kid. He was a very quiet kid, a shy kid, maybe socially awkward," Israel added.