8-Year-Old Recounts Hearing Shots At Conn. Elementary School


UPDATED: Friday December 14, 2012 1:15 PM

The father of an 8-year-old girl who goes to a Connecticut elementary school says his daughter heard two big bangs there this morning, and teachers then told her to get in a corner.
   
Stephen Delgiadice says his daughter is fine -- but students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown were visibly shaken after a shooting at the school.

An official with knowledge of a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school says 27 people are dead, including 18 children.
   
A person with knowledge of the shooting says the shooter, who apparently had two guns, was killed.
   
Delgiadice says the shooting was "alarming" -- especially in a community that he always considered "the safest place in America."
   
A photo posted by the Newtown Bee newspaper showed a group of children -- some crying, others visibly frightened -- being escorted by adults through a parking lot in a line, with their hands on each other's shoulders.

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