CBS News: Preliminary report 27 dead, 14 of them children in Newtown school shooting
CBS News is reporting that 27 people are dead, including 14 students, after a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The gunman is among the dead.
CBS News’ John Miller reports there is preliminary information that the gunman was the father of one of the students. Miller also says that at least a couple dozen people were shot.
CBS initially headlined 27 dead, 14 of them children but seems to have walked that back in the report. But others have already picked it up – see link below.
NEWTON, Conn. – CBS News is reporting that there are more than two dozen people dead, many of them children in a shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.
The shooter was killed and apparently had two guns, a person with knowledge of the shooting said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was still under way.