December 17th, 2012
09:10 PM ET

Remembering Jack Pinto, Newtown says goodbye to loved ones

Still reeling from the school shooting, the Newtown community came together to bury six-year-old Jack Pinto on Monday.

Jack, who was fatally shot along with 19 other classmates at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, was laid to rest at Newtown Village Cemetery.

Police presence was increased to ensure safety and privacy, which didn't stop the onslaught of mourners from paying their respects.

The boy who had just started wrestling in the past few months was also a huge fan of the New York Giants.

And on the eve of his funeral Jack was honored by Victor Cruz. During Sunday night's game the wide receiver wore cleats with handwritten messages like "R.I.P. Jack Pinto" and "Jack Pinto, My Hero."

The family even buried the young victim in a Victor Cruz jersey.

CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

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