School Shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut

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  1. Eric

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    Shooting reported at Connecticut elementary school – This Just In - CNN.com Blogs

    What is with all the shootings lately?

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  2. PrimusVsUnicron

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    Stupid humans
     
  3. process

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    Unfortunately this is fairly routine, and incidents like this one get more attention due to the location and circumstances. There are plenty of shootings we don't hear about, and despite there being a decline in firearm homicides over the last several years, we're still up around 30 deaths every day.
     
  4. PrimusVsUnicron

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    WLS Chicago said there were 2 shooters. One shooter is dead and the other on is still at large
     
  5. AnAutobot1985

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    Mass shootings are unfortunate enough. But an elementary school..wtf?! Sickening. The poor children.

    Also multiple stabbings in a school in China today as well.

    WTF really???
     
  6. Satomiblood

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    Are they just being reported with more frequency, or have we seen a rise in public shootings since that incident at a CO theater in July?
     
  7. PrimusVsUnicron

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    WBBM Chicago is saying at least 27 dead but its seems to early to tell and they found the dead shooter's body in a classroom while the other shooter is still at large
     
  8. AnAutobot1985

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    Any details on the shooter/shooters yet? I know it may have been 2, 1 is dead. Any more details??
     
  9. Alucard77

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    Yeah, 27 dead. 14 are children.

    Just don't know what to say. Elementary school children. Wow.
     
  10. AnAutobot1985

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    News is definitely more easily widespread now. But I sense the incidents to be more frequent. There was just the mall last week, now this. I dunno...crazy world we live in.
     
  11. PrimusVsUnicron

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    This is a developing story so it's to early to tell
     
  12. thecollector

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    This is horrifying.
     
  13. firetruckprime

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    There are reports that one of the gunmen was a parent of someone at the school.
     
  14. Blue Meanie

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    18 kids and 8 adults dead so far. No words.....
     
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    27 dead, 14 children, possibly 18. If the Principal, school shrink, and shooter are among them, thats 17-21 confirmed for their ages. 6-10 could also be children.

    It's horrible. My sister is 9, thankfully we're a different town, but Stratford isn't that far... its scary. 20 minutes away.

    EDIT:: if its 18 kids, 8 adults, that's 26. I pray the gunman isn't among those 8 adults, as that means he's number 27.
     
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  17. Torque

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    This is an elementary school. New in my book.
     
  18. Belgrath

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    That is just despicable. :mad 
     
  19. Sludge

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    What kind of monster would shoot a bunch of elementary school kids? I have a daughter in kindergarten right now. This scares the hell out of me. I hope they catch the second shooter and he gets raped in prison every day for the rest of his life.
     
  20. Surge

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    There's this, and a robbery once every week or so where I live. I legitimately mean it when I say I don't want to live on this planet anymore. My deepest condolences to the parents/family of those kids/staff.