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Old 12-14-2012, 10:09 AM  
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Connecticut school shooting: 18 children among 27 dead

'Close to 20' dead in Connecticut school shooting, source says
Newtown, Connecticut (CNN) -- Nearly 20 people died Friday in an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.

At least 10 of the dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School were children, the source said. At a news conference Friday afternoon, state police Lt. Paul Vance would say only that there had been "several fatalities."

The school was secure, and the public was not in danger, Vance said.

"Why? Why?" one woman wailed as she walked up a wooded roadway leading from the school.

A parent who was inside the school at the time of the attack said she heard what sounded like at least 100 rounds being fired. She said she saw two school employees who had died.

'I hope my mom is ok': Tweets from the Connecticut school shooting

Hospital officials in neighboring Danbury said they were treating three people wounded in the shooting. Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said the victims were in "very serious" condition.

The shooter is dead, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN's Susan Candiotti. The suspect's body is in a classroom at the school, the source said.

A law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation said a male was being questioned but he is not being called a suspect.

Federal officers in tactical gear were on the scene, coordinating with local and state police. At least four ambulances remained at the school Friday afternoon.

Police have recovered two weapons from the suspect, a Glock and a Sig Sauer, the source said. It's unclear if police killed the suspect.

'It doesn't seem possible' -- parents shocked by school shooting

Police and teachers rushed students from the building as police swarmed the area shortly after the first calls came in, around 9:40 a.m. ET. Officials moved students to a nearby firehouse, where parents frantically sought information about their children.

Third-grader Alexis Wasik said police and teachers barged into her classroom and told students to hide in the corner.

"Everybody was crying," she said. "And I just heard the police officers yelling."

Aerial images from CNN affiliate News 12 New Jersey showed police officers armed with rifles following a dog into woods near the school.

Other officers, some in tactical gear, stood around the school with guns drawn, CNN affiliate WFSB reported.

All schools in the city were on lockdown Friday as police assessed the situation, Vance said.

Gov. Dan Malloy is "horrified" by what happened, a spokesman said.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said the Obama administration feels "enormous sympathy" for affected families and pledged federal support for state and local law enforcement.

Newtown is about 60 miles north of New York.

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Old 12-14-2012, 12:06 PM   #241
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"Eyewitness to WCBS-TV: "There are 20 parents who were just told that their children are dead."

Dear, God...I can't imagine.
Just wanna cry so sad.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:06 PM   #242
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But yet kill each other at the same time?

Right because that's what happens. You have a gun, you're not defending yourself, your ****ing killing people.
Wow, what a dumb mother****er
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:07 PM   #243
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The fact you have to go back to 1927 to find a similar school massacre that was committed without a gun is revealing.
You asked. I answered.

If anything, it shows that targeting schoolkids isn't anything new.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:08 PM   #244
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You asked. I answered.

If anything, it shows that targeting schoolkids isn't anything new.
There is some strange comfort in that.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:08 PM   #245
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"Eyewitness to WCBS-TV: "There are 20 parents who were just told that their children are dead."

Dear, God...I can't imagine.
I don't even want to think about it. I can't imagine losing my boy in that manner.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:08 PM   #246
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:09 PM   #247
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How about we all (pro and anti-gun) stop airing our opinions and actually think about what matters here, at this moment.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:09 PM   #248
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Why u getting all worked up? It's a difference in opinion. Relax.
Because you are obviously trolling this thread. Can you at least let the blood of these innocent victims dry and let them rest in peace for at least one GD day before you start your shitty schtick? There's a forum made for people like you, I suggest you use it.

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Old 12-14-2012, 12:09 PM   #249
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:10 PM   #250
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You are witnessing America's gun culture in action.
Eat shit.

This has nothing to do with Gun Culture.

Holy shit, these anti-gun people are ****ing stupid.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:10 PM   #251
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"Eyewitness to WCBS-TV: "There are 20 parents who were just told that their children are dead."

Dear, God...I can't imagine.

As a parent of an 8th grader, a 2nd grader, a 1st grader, a kindergartner and losing an older brother when he was 18 - losing a child is one of my biggest fears.

God help those families.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:10 PM   #252
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How about we all (pro and anti-gun) stop airing our opinions and actually think about what matters here, at this moment.
Thank you. That's was what I was saying earlier as well.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:10 PM   #253
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sorry, not trying to wade through 4 pages of tragic shit to see if this has been posted.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:11 PM   #254
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How many were killed?

Again, I know crazy people can kill without guns. But why doesn't this happen as consistently in other western countries? Are we just special?
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:11 PM   #255
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