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Police walk near the scene of an elementary school shooting on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut

State police walk near the scene of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. At least 26 people, including 20 young children, were killed, and another body was found dead at a second linked crime scene, police said

Connecticut school massacre shocks U.S.

15 December 2012

A young gunman slaughtered 20 small children and six teachers on Friday

after walking into a school in an idyllic Connecticut town wielding at

least two sophisticated firearms.

Read full story: 20 kids, 6 adults massacred in US school