In his haste to break the story, CNN Correspondent Jim Clancy tweeted to his 20,000+ followers a link to the facebook page of Hoboken resident Ryan Lanza.
Lanza, a resident of Hoboken, NJ, assures his Facebook friends he is not the shooter. Here is a screenshot of Lanza's Facebook feed, provided by cartoonist Matt Bors, who reports being inundated with messages asking why he's friends with a murderer:
"Huffington Post, Slate and ME retract info on shooter FB page," Clancy tweeted. "It's unclear whether police have wrong name, it's the FB page that's wrong."
Here's a tweet from Slate's Twitter feed about their error: