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Connecticut School Shooting Update: One gunman dead, one teacher injured at elementary school

Students evacuate after reports of a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School The Newton Bee via WSFG

(CBS/AP) NEWTOWN, Conn. -  A law enforcement source tells CBS News that one gunman is dead at the scene of a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday morning.

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A dispatcher at the Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps says a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been shot in the foot and taken to a local hospital.

According to the Newton Bee, a student who apparently had seriously wounds was carried out of the school by a police officer.

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

State police spokesman Lt. Paul Vance says they have a number of personnel on the scene to assist.

The school is reportedly for students in kindergarten through fourth grade.

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