Horrific School Shooting at Connecticut Elementary School; Fox News Reports “Justice Dept. Confirms” 27 Dead, including 18 Children – Developing 12/14/12
A horrific mass shooting has taken place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Reports are still chaotic, but it appears as many as 27 people are dead – including 18 children, according to Fox News. The shooter is reported to be dead, and may have been the father of one of the children:
REUTERS: At least 27 people, including children, were killed on Friday when at least one shooter opened fire at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, CBS News reported, citing unnamed officials.
The shooter, the father of a student there, was also killed, CBS News reported. The principal and school psychologist were among the dead, CNN said.
There were unconfirmed reports of a second shooter after witnesses reported hearing dozens of shots fired.
Sandy Hook Elementary School teaches children from kindergarten through fourth grade – roughly ages 5 to 10.
“It was horrendous,” said parent Brenda Lebinski, who rushed to the school where her daughter is in the third grade. “Everyone was in hysterics – parents, students. There were kids coming out of the school bloodied. I don’t know if they were shot, but they were bloodied.” . . . Read More
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NBC’s Pete Williams: conflicting reports on name of CT shooter – suspect may have been carrying someone else’s ID bit.ly/UMG6Ci— NBC DFW (@NBCDFW) December 14, 2012