Death Toll Climbs In Conn. School Shooting

The number of dead left from a shooting inside an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., has risen to at least 27, including 18 children, according to a published report. The shooting, at Sandy Hook Elementary School, comes less than a week after a deadly rampage at an Oregon shopping mall. Police reported a gunman in the main office of the school at 9:40 am, according to a news story. One person thought to be a shooter is said to be dead, while reports of a second shooter were unconfirmed. “I can’t believe — in a small town like this — we’ve never had anything like this happen,” one third-grader’s father told local TV station WTNH. “I was pretty shaken up. … Continue reading