NEWTOWN, CT (KTRK) -- At least one person, believed to be the gunman, is dead and another wounded in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, WABC-TV in New York is reporting. Police report that the school is now cleared of shooters, but they are still treating it as an active shooter situation and all schools in the district remain locked down.
The school superintendent's office says the district has locked down schools to ensure the safety of students and staff.
The shooting was reported at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, in western Connecticut. State police say Newtown police called them at about 9:40 a.m. about the reports.
The Newtown Bee newspaper posted a photo of a group of young students -- some crying, others looking visibly frightened -- being escorted by adults through a parking lot in a line, hands on each other's shoulders.
State police spokesman Lt. Paul Vance says they have a number of personnel on the scene to assist.
Source: School shooting reported in Newtown, Connecticut | abc13.com
...and here we go again, the anti-Gun lobbyist on CC will be jumping at this like a dog to a bone.