Children and adults shot in Connecticut school massacre

Raquel Erhard – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor

Newtown, CT, United States (4E) – At least 27 people, including several children and a gunman, died after gunfire erupted inside a school in Newtown, Connecticut Friday morning.

According to ABC News, the shooting involved two gunmen. One shooter died while another is believed still at-large.

CBS News reported nine adults were killed and the rest of the victims are children.

State Police got the first 911 call at 9:41 a.m. and emergency units responded immediately.

The school children have been evacuated to the nearby Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire Department and some have reunited with their parents.

The superintendent’s office announced a lockdown in all the schools as a preventive measure.

Newtown officials cancelled afternoon kindergarten and midday bus runs.

About 600 students from kindergarten to fourth grade attend Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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