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Elementary School Shooting Reported in Connecticut, 20 Kids and 6 Adults Killed

Police are reporting that there has been a shooting at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Sandy Hook elementary

According to The Hartford Courant, shortly after 9:40 AM, one shooter was reported in the main office of the elementary school and one victim had numerous gunshot wounds.

Details have not been confirmed, but the Newtown Bee is reporting that a police officer carried a seriously wounded child from the building. (The Courant reported that the shooter dead).

USA reports:

Groups of students — some crying, some holding hands — were being escorted away from the school by their teachers. Some students were still in the school at 10:30 a.m., parents said.

CNN reports:

[Updated at 11:10 a.m. ET] Details are still really sketchy, but we now have a photo from the Newtown Bee of children being led from the scene.

[Updated at 11:03 a.m. ET] We’re still getting details in of how many people may have been hurt.

Chicago Tribune reports:

A dispatcher at the Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps says a teacher has been shot in the foot and taken to Danbury Hospital.

State police sources said one shooter is dead. Earlier reports of a second shooter are unconfirmed. A person in one room had “numerous gunshot wounds,” police said.

There are reports of multiple injuries, but the only confirmed death is that of the suspected shooter. It is unclear whether the shooter was taken down by police or whether he took his own life. The entire area surrounding the school is currently on lockdown.

UPDATE: CBS News reports that one child has been confirmed dead. 

UPDATE: At least 20 killed, and at least 10 of those killed were children. 

UPDATE:  Reuters confirms that six adults and 20 kids were killed.

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23 comments

  1. This murderer kill children and his own mother,,,he was a psycho in the first degree…New gun laws have to be enacted immediately!

  2. You can say anything that you want. I believe that that You cry to GOD to help you with what you are creating. God gave you a free will and every time you mess up, you cry “GOD”. God will help you, but you must take the first step. Show him that you want his help. You put money and no gun control,in front of GOD, what do you expect to happen? “If am your parent. If I keep bailing you out, you will never respect me.” You will continue to look for more. GROW UP AMERICA. GOD is letting you reap what you sew. I feel deeply for all the parents and friends an family involved in this sad situation.

  3. People you all need to wake up, and ask yourself what kind of people we are?.What kind of people would go into a school and shoot children?. The answer is Americans. We have done it in Iraq, Afganistan, Vietnam, and here at home. It is who we are, we are sick people. When your sole mission in this world is to kill people all over the world, dont you think it will come home to us sometime.This thwe world we helped to create, now we are the sole driver of that hell we have created
    The original settlers from Europe, who was driven out of England, were criminals, murderer, and the dregs of those societiers. Please go back and read the history of those people, and ask yourself have we changed, or have their behaviour rubbed off on the rest of us?.
    We arm the rest of the world and watched them kill each other, that is who we are. Dont be alarmed when some of us turn on each other. When president Obama, stood up there shedding Crockdile tears, somebody should asked him about the children in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yamen that he isd dropping bombs on How do he feel about them?. We need to take a look at ourselves. Revisit our CONSTITUTION, the second amendment, in order to understand why we have so much problems..

  4. when I seen dis on the news tears feel from my eye I feel sorry for the kids nd parent it souldn't happend to no family

  5. Such a sad sad situation. Those Innocent Angels, Innocent Angels are not coming home because of an insane person??? My heart felt condolences are with the parents and families of the victims.

  6. My conduleces go out to the familys of the tragic senceless killings of those involved… What is this world coming to?

  7. My heart goes out to the families in connectcut family. With tears in my eyes thinking about my son not being with me just to think abot those mother will never see thier babies again my heart and soul goes out them.God hold them in your heart they need you.

  8. This is horrible!!! WHAT STUPID SICK A**WHOL MOTHAFU%%ER GOES INTO AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & SHOOTS AND KILLS SOME KIDS? ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING!!! My heart goes out to the families. May GOD TAKE AND KEEP THESE BABIES.

  9. This is horrible!!! WHAT STUPID SICK A**WHOL MOTHAFU%%ER GOES INTO AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & SHOOTS AND KILLS SOME KIDS? ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING!!! My heart goes out to the families. May GOD TAKE AND KEEP THESE BABIES.

  10. There is a sickness… It lingers, strikes and ravages. Prayers, solidarity and support to all affected.

  11. Sending a prayer out to all of the family members.

  12. These are the last days were living in…this was senseless. Why attack innocent people? It's real people get to know Jesus please!

  13. Please bring God back in the schools hearts minds and souls of put people.

  14. This is just seriously sick columbine virgina tech etc .. and nw this and there little kids like wow.

  15. What it coming to god please touch there family

    • We really need some strong prayer warriors and let me also warn against extremist capitalizing off of this terrible tragedy to promote aggressive legislation that will expand the US Prison Industrialized Complex which target poor people and people of color. In these emotional times we need to tighten up our boots and focus on some serious viable solutions to this kind of sickness and implement measures to abate even the resemblance of it!!!

  16. This is some sick stuff!

  17. This world is a cold world kids smdh… RIP and my prayers goes out to the family's and friends sorry for your lost

  18. Prayers to the kids and all victims.

  19. I would of been still beating his ass dead or live or whoever did this wtf smmfh what the hell is people thinking when they do such things they posion by the devil he is working overtime. My empathy for these childrens family go out.` Tears`

  20. What is wrong with that person smh

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