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Shooter Dead at Connecticut School

Dec 14, 2012

At least one person was killed Friday in a shooting at a primary school in the north-eastern U.S. state of Connecticut, local media reported.

A person believed to be the shooter was dead and several other people were wounded at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the Hartford Courant newspaper reported.

Details about the alleged gunman and a possible motive were unknown.

The school educates pupils roughly from age 5 to 10.

Source: Copyright 2012 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH

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