Photos: Shooting at Connecticut elementary school

Photos: Shooting at Connecticut elementary school

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Unidentified people react on December 14, 2012 at the aftermath of a school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that brought police swarming into the leafy neighborhood, while other area schools were put under lock-down, police and local media said. Local media quoted that the gunman had died at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, northeast of New York City. At least 27 people, including 18 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. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

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Associated Press

Posted on December 15, 2012 at 5:44 PM

NEWTOWN, Connecticut – A gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked Friday, killing at least 26 people, including 20 children, by blasting his way through the building as young students cowered helplessly in classrooms while their teachers and classmates were shot. He then killed himself.

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