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Connecticut School Shooting Update: At least 27 dead, more than 12 children

Screen shot of live footage from the aftermath of a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012. WFSB

Screen shot from video in the aftermath of a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.
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(CBS/AP) NEWTOWN, Conn. -  CBS News reports officials say 27 people are dead, including more than a dozen children, in a mass shooting Friday morning at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

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Among the dead is one shooter. CBS Connecticut reports that it is not known whether the shooter, who reportedly had two handguns, took his own life or was killed by authorities.It is also unclear if there was more than one shooter in the incident at the K-4th grade school.

The school superintendent's office says the district has locked down schools to ensure the safety of students and staff.

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