Gunman Shot & Killed After Deadly Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut [Photos]


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UPDATE: Reports are coming in that at least 20 children have been shot



Authorities in Connecticut responded to a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Friday morning, the local NBC station reports.

Police reported 27 deaths, including 18 dead children and others wounded, according to the Associated Press.

One gunman is dead, authorities told ABC News. Two guns were recovered from the shooter, according to CNN.


Unconfirmed reports say that principal Dawn Hochsprung and a school psychologistwere killed, according to a parent who claimed to witness part of the attack, CNN reported.

CBS reports that a student’s father was the shooter.

A hospital representative in Danbury told NBC that medical facilities admitted three victims from Sandy Hook School.

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Reports say that the alleged shooter appeared in the building’s main office at about 9:40 a.m., approximately 30 minutes after the school day began.

The initial 911 call said that students were trapped in a classroom with the adult shooter who had two guns, according to WABC.

Students were escorted out of the building single-file. There are approximately 626 students enrolled in kindergarten through 4th grade classes at Sandy Hook Elementary, with another 46 faculty members, Newtown Patch reported.

 via USA Today

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