(CBS) NEWTOWN, Conn. - Twenty-seven people were killed in the tragedy that took place Friday at or near Sandy Hook Elementary School, including 20 children ages 6 - 7. CBS News correspondent Martha Teichner reports on the tragedy and the possible emotional and political reactions to it.
Details are starting to emerge about the "smart, but troubled" gunman, Adam Lanza but there are still many questions that remain unanswered.
Will this latest incident change any minds about gun control?
How do we stop tragedies like this from taking place? Can we stop it?
What will become of the terrified children who ran from the school and the families that have suffered such a terrible loss?
CBS News takes a look at these questions as the aftermath of the second worst school shooting in American history unfolds.