Friday, December 14, 2012

Police say 27 killed in elementary school shooting in Connecticut - UPDATED

In Connecticut, a school shooting at an elementary school with the shooter dead and a reported 27 total dead. The Wall Street Journal has the latest.

UPDATE 1:44 p.m. -- Press conference with law enforcement:  Scene is secure, shooter is dead inside the building, many agencies working together to answer questions of what happened. Fatalities include students and school staff. Number of dead stands at 27 (change noted in post).

UPDATE 4:56 p.m. -- Press conference with law enforcement: Medical examiner on the scene of the shooting, families will be notified first about findings so won't have to hear from TV and reporters.  FBI Crisis Team will be there Saturday. Number of fatilities: 18 children dead on scene; 2 more children died of injuries at hospital; 6 adults dead at scene; shooter dead at scene. 

Another briefing will be held around 6:00 p.m.

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