Up to 27 people, including children, have reportedly been killed after at least one gunman opened fire at an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut this morning.
4:56PM GMT 14 Dec 2012At least one gunman was reported to be dead, but reports were unclear over whether a second gunman had been involved.
Witnesses reported at least 100 round being fired during the attack, with CBS News stating that at least 27 people had died.
A news conference was set to be held at 6pm BST.
One mother told CBS News the scene was like a "war zone". Her son had bullets whizzing by him in the school hallway, she said, until a teacher pulled him into a classroom.
ABC News, quoting authorities, said two gunmen had carried out the attack. One was dead, with sources telling the network that the other was still at large. Other reports said two handguns had been found at the scene.
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