Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords receives the 2012 Salute to Women award from Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum at the museum's 21st annual 'Salute to Freedom' dinner on May 24, 2012 in New York City.
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NEWTOWN, CT - A spokesman says Connecticut's lieutenant governor has been invited to attend a meeting between former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and families of the victims of the deadly Newtown elementary school shooting.
Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman's spokesman Steve Jensen said Thursday night a visit by Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, is "planned but not confirmed" for Friday afternoon.
He says the plans include Giffords meeting at a private home with families of the 20 children and six school officials killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month. He says Giffords may also make a second appearance.
Phone calls and emails to Giffords' representatives haven't been returned.
Giffords was wounded by a gunman in a mass shooting two years ago in Tucson, Arizona. Six people died in that assault.
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