“As many as 27 people have been killed, including 18 children, in a shooting attack at a primary school in the US state of Connecticut, US media say.” YT
“US media identified the gunman, who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, as Ryan Lanza, 24, said to from New Jersey.
If the death toll is confirmed, Newtown would be the second-worst US shooting, after 32 died at Virginia Tech in 2007.
Sandy Hook School – described by correspondents as a highly rated school has more than 600 students in classes from Kindergarten to 4th Grade – spanning the ages five to 10.
According to US reports, the gunman’s mother was a teacher found among the dead at the school. The Associated Press said his brother was being held by police.” -YT