NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT: Tragedy stuck Newtown, Connecticut in USA when in an incident of shooting at an elementary school 27 people are reported dead, including 18 children.
As per the report the shooter was killed who apparently had two guns. The source spoke on condition of anonymity since the official investigation was still under way.
It wasn’t clear how many people were injured at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
Stephen Delgiadice said his 8-year-old daughter heard two big bangs and teachers told her to get in a corner. His daughter was fine.
The superintendent’s office said the district had locked down schools in Newtown, about 60 miles northeast of New York City. Schools in neighbouring towns also were locked down as a precaution.
State police said Newtown police called them around 9:40 AM. A photo on display showed a group of young students – some crying, others looking visibly aghast – being escorted by adults through a parking lot in a line with their hands on each other’s shoulders.