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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 11:34 AM

Elementary school shooting reported in Newtown, Conn.

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Source: USA Today

Connecticut State Police say they and local police responded to a Friday morning shooting at Newtown's Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The Hartford Courant was reporting that shortly after 9:40 a.m., one shooter was reported in the main office of the elementary school and one victim had numerous gunshot wounds. Details were sketchy, but the Newtown Bee is reporting that a police officer carried a seriously wounded child from the building. (The Courant also said one shooter was reported dead).

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. after it was placed on lock down, parents said.

The school is in a residential, wooded neighborhood about 90 minutes north of New York City. It has has 39 teachers and about 650 students. A reverse 911 call went out to parents warning of an incident. Parents were being reunited with children. But, NBC Connecticut reported, police are searching the area behind the school with guns drawn.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/12/14/school-shooting-connecticut/1769367/



Thanx NRA ..... Portland and now this in one week.

Somebody's 2nd amendment rights should not supersede one's 1st amendment right to
life and liberty ..... shopping, at school, and or watching a movie when is enough enough?

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