An official with knowledge of a shooting at a Connecticut Elementary school says 27 people are dead including 20 children.
Ambulances surrounded Sandy Hook Elementary School in Western Connecticut and parents were running toward the building as a helicopter flew overhead.
The Superintendent’s office says the district has locked down schools.
State Police say Newtown Police called them about 9:40 a.m. Friday about the shooting reports.
NBC News is reporting a 20-year-old shooter is dead at the scene.