A shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. on Friday left at least 27 people dead, CBS News reports:
CBS News is reporting that 27 people are dead, including 14 students, after a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The gunman is among the dead.
CBS News’ John Miller reports there is preliminary information that the gunman was the father of one of the students. Miller also says that at least a couple dozen people were shot.
The shooter was killed and apparently had two guns, a person with knowledge of the shooting said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was still under way. It is not known whether the shooter took his own life or was killed.
President Obama at 10:30AM ET, according to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, and "will receive regular updates" on the situation throughout the day.