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Multiple deaths reported in shooting at Connecticut elementary school
Fox News ^ | 12/14/12

Posted on 12/14/2012 9:09:17 AM PST by Sopater

DEVELOPING: A gunman opened fire Friday inside a Connecticut elementary school, and authorities reported multiple deaths -- including the gunman -- according to CTNow.com.

Reports also said children were shot but it remains unclear whether any were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

Authorities said the gunman, who was not identified, is dead. An official with knowledge of the situation told the Associated Press that the man apparently had two guns.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: arth; connecticutshooting; guncontrol; sandyhook; sandyhookshooting; schoolshooting; secondamendment; shooting
God have mercy.
1 posted on 12/14/2012 9:09:23 AM PST by Sopater
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To: Sopater

Updates here: http://www.ctnow.com/news/hc-police-responding-to-incident-in-newtown-20121214,0,455352.story


2 posted on 12/14/2012 9:10:16 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater

Report of 2nd gunman on loose


3 posted on 12/14/2012 9:10:52 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Sopater
The number of victims is unclear. Many of the shootings took place in a kindergarten classroom, sources said.

Words fail me. Pure evil.
4 posted on 12/14/2012 9:11:47 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: raccoonradio

A 2nd gunman? A conspiracy? (terrorism)


5 posted on 12/14/2012 9:12:38 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater

Oh no way worse then originally reported. Praying.


6 posted on 12/14/2012 9:12:43 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Sopater

Copycat killers on the loose.


7 posted on 12/14/2012 9:12:43 AM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: Sopater

They happen in clusters, and given the persistence of them happening in Democrat/Liberal enclaves, I’m beginning to wonder if it’s deliberate. /tinFoil


8 posted on 12/14/2012 9:16:33 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: raccoonradio; Biggirl
Wow, second gunman and multiple deaths? This is MUCH different from what I've been hearing on local TV stations: WFSB, WVIT and WTNH.

I pray our local TV stations are right... :-(

9 posted on 12/14/2012 9:18:53 AM PST by nutmeg
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To: Sopater

Why don’t these a—holes ever do this in reverse order. Why don;t they ever off themselves and leave others out of their misery? Rhetorical questions but there are so many of these incidents. The mall in Oregon a few days ago is a recent example. The Aurora, Colorado theater. If these shooters have problems, solve the problem with one bullet to their own brain. Don’t screw with the lives and futures of others.

God bless the victims of the most recent tragedy.


10 posted on 12/14/2012 9:19:11 AM PST by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: Sopater

Read an unconfirmed report that a TEACHER who was armed (or school administrator) took out the gunman. If so this is just more proof that guns in the school...in the right hands...prevents more death and injury when this sort of thing occurs.


11 posted on 12/14/2012 9:19:32 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: Sopater

This sounds like a potential jihad attack. But who knows anymore.


12 posted on 12/14/2012 9:19:48 AM PST by Monty22002
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To: Sopater
Anti-gunners in shrieking frenzy on Twitter, watch out folks "docholly ‏@docholly My right to LIFE Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness trumps all 2nd Amendment rights" "RT @PAIGER33: Reportedly, a student's father had a confrontation with the school's principal. #newtown"
13 posted on 12/14/2012 9:23:28 AM PST by wolficatZ (Hey blue states....Got Food?)
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To: nutmeg

WBZ Boston report had mentioned second gunman...WTIC had reported shooter death but not a second fatality


14 posted on 12/14/2012 9:23:33 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: sevinufnine

If that turns out to be true, the indoctrinator will most likely get fired for having a weapon in a gun free zone. A.k.a. a target of opportunity. Unless the person is tenured and in that case will never lose their job for any reason.

Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.


15 posted on 12/14/2012 9:25:24 AM PST by rktman
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To: sevinufnine
Read an unconfirmed report that a TEACHER who was armed (or school administrator) took out the gunman.

WOW! I wonder how fast THAT part of this story will be buried.
16 posted on 12/14/2012 9:25:29 AM PST by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: raccoonradio

CT Now says mutiple fatals incl children via link above


17 posted on 12/14/2012 9:28:06 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: RandallFlagg

Meet the new George Zimmerman.


18 posted on 12/14/2012 9:29:09 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Sopater

Beslan comes to America.


19 posted on 12/14/2012 9:29:27 AM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: Sopater

Burning of the Reichstag?


20 posted on 12/14/2012 9:29:38 AM PST by North Coast Conservative (If this be treason, make the most of it. - Patrick Henry)
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To: raccoonradio

I wonder if the report that the gunman had two guns is being misreported as a possible 2nd gunman...


21 posted on 12/14/2012 9:32:02 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater

Bank on it, “O” will make a power play to shut down gun ownership


22 posted on 12/14/2012 9:37:51 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Sopater

I heard that the Principal shot the shooter. If so he’s probably being described as the second shooter.


23 posted on 12/14/2012 9:43:36 AM PST by pgkdan (We are witnessing the modern sack of Rome. The barbarians have taken over.)
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To: Sopater
Tragic. Prayers for the victims, especially these kids.

In the aftermath of yet another senseless mass killing, instead of focusing on the killer's means it would be nice if the media would investigate the other, far more relevant common thread in these events - it seems as though most of these lunatic killers have a passing acquaintance with our mental health care system. It is clearly failing.

24 posted on 12/14/2012 9:46:33 AM PST by skeeter
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To: North Coast Conservative
Burning of the Reichstag?

First thing I thought of... Just waiting for sightings of Sarah Brady or her kind dancing on the bodies and calling for more gun control now.

25 posted on 12/14/2012 9:49:28 AM PST by mindjam (Is it time to play cowboys and mexicans yet?)
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To: SMARTY

I will not comply.


26 posted on 12/14/2012 9:51:07 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Sopater

When the media finally gets around to interviewing people who knew the shooters, will they say, “That he could do something like this was unthinkable before today.” and “He was just as normal as the next guy. Friendly, soft-spoken and a gentleman...just an ordinary average guy.”?


27 posted on 12/14/2012 9:53:07 AM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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just heard on radio 26 dead


28 posted on 12/14/2012 10:06:53 AM PST by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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From: http://www.ctnow.com/news/hc-police-responding-to-incident-in-newtown-20121214,0,455352.story

Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press.

From: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/12/14/police-respond-to-shooting-at-connecticut-elementary-school/

Earlier reports of a second gunman are unconfirmed. The Connecticut Post reports that police are also questioning a handcuffed man in connection with the shooting. Witnesses told the newspaper he was led out of the woods by officers.

This just keeps getting worse.
29 posted on 12/14/2012 10:09:29 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater
What you said .... God have mercy
30 posted on 12/14/2012 10:09:40 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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awful...i’m in northern Westchester and not far from this...they are now saying 17 to 18 children were shot dead and its going to get worse....absolutely horrifying...


31 posted on 12/14/2012 10:11:12 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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This isn’t far from where I live. Just over the Ct line. Terrible.


32 posted on 12/14/2012 10:11:49 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: God luvs America

I can’t believe it.


33 posted on 12/14/2012 10:14:29 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Sopater

Most of the shooting is reported as taking place in a KINDERGARTEN classroom.

27 dead (including a gunman), 18 children, and an entire classroom of kids missing.

Not hearing anything about multiple gunman, just the one.


34 posted on 12/14/2012 10:18:20 AM PST by Betis70 ("Leading from Behind" gets your Ambassador killed)
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Just heard there may be a related crime scene in NJ.


35 posted on 12/14/2012 10:20:00 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: skeeter

so, so sad....my daughter is 9YO...i’m thinking about the loss of those children, especially during the holiday season...watching the local reports here in NY- i am sick to my stomach...

they are now saying the shooter had ties to the school...


36 posted on 12/14/2012 10:28:49 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Sopater

Also reports that someone shot back might be the source of the second gunman report.


37 posted on 12/14/2012 10:29:02 AM PST by pfflier
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To: Wiggins

i am 40 minutes from Newton, Ct...watching local reports and there was a suspicious van at the scene and the driver is in custody...they said the situation in NJ is a possible relative of the shooter who may have knowledge of the situation....shooter evidently had ties to the school...


38 posted on 12/14/2012 10:32:07 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: pfflier

Second shooter now in custody. Captured in Danbury CT.


39 posted on 12/14/2012 10:33:22 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: God luvs America

I’m in Putnam County about 20 minutes from the scene. I just heard the same thing too. Now I just possibly .223 cal AR-15 may have been used.


40 posted on 12/14/2012 10:39:04 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: Wiggins

Horrifying. Prayers for the children.

If it’s true about the armed teacher, then she/he saved many lives.


41 posted on 12/14/2012 10:45:53 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: Wiggins

Jeez, lastest report says 27 dead, 18 children. I can’t conceive of anything like that. Children in a grade school?


42 posted on 12/14/2012 10:46:08 AM PST by pfflier
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To: pfflier
He or they gunned down an entire kindergarten class. Unbelievably sick.
43 posted on 12/14/2012 10:51:15 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: Sopater
From a related article:

Stephen Delgiadice said his 8-year-old daughter heard two big bangs and teachers told her to get in a corner. His daughter was fine.

“It’s alarming, especially in Newtown, Connecticut, which we always thought was the safest place in America,” he said.

Even in the "safest place in America", no one is safe where good people are prohibited from defending themselves and others. Therefore, public schools are among the most unsafe places in America.

44 posted on 12/14/2012 11:30:44 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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... that last paragraph was mine and not from the article. I forgot to turn the italics off.


45 posted on 12/14/2012 11:32:21 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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Source?


46 posted on 12/14/2012 11:33:26 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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Killer now Identified as 24 year old Ryan Lanza.

http://www.facebook.com/rlanza


47 posted on 12/14/2012 11:35:21 AM PST by Wiggins
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I’m sorry. Fox News and local news.


48 posted on 12/14/2012 11:42:01 AM PST by Wiggins
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Obviously we cannot arm progressive teachers. They will shoot their children. We must end conscriptive education that forces children into unhealthy, unsafe environments. Disarming the citizenry is the cause of these horrors. An armed citizenry is safe from the madness of homocidal maniacs. An armed parent in the classroom would be appropriate and reasonable. Every parent should be armed and prepared to protect their child.


49 posted on 12/14/2012 12:05:39 PM PST by Louis Foxwell (Better the devil we can destroy than the Judas we must tolerate.)
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