A shooting at a Newton, Connecticut elementary school is being reported, with an unconfirmed report stating one child was seriously injured, but no other details. The school was named as Sandy Hook Elementary.
“State and Newtown police, ambulance, and emergency response personnel responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shortly after 9:30 am, Friday, following reports of a shooting,” the Newtown Bee reports:
One child was carried from the school by a police officer, apparently seriously wounded. Other injuries are reported, and emergency personnel have set up triage facilities.
The other children in the school exited school under state police protection.
All of Newtown’s schools are in lockdown, and the private schools have in town have been notified of an alleged shooting being reported at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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