SHOCK: According to news reports, 27 people were killed, including 18 children, in Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown CT. This is a sad, sad day for America.
White House: Obama remains committed to trying to renew ban on assault weapons – @Reuters
UPDATE: Federal law enforcement official says gunman at Connecticut school was a 20-year-old man from CT carrying two handguns.
Report: Person in custody; officials trying to determine whether person had role in Connecticut school shooting -@petewilliamsnbc
Fox News: A law enforcement official said the shooter, who is dead, is believed to be a father of one of the students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Authorities recovered a Glock and Sig Sauer 9mm handgun, but it was unclear who killed the shooter, who wore black combat garb and a military vest.
White House: Obama spoke with FBI Director Robert Mueller, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy to receive latest information on school shooting, express condolences – @NBCNews
Connecticut gunman had ties to school; 1 of guns was .223-caliber rifle, law enforcement official says – @AP