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A gunman is dead and another person has been shot after a Connecticut school district went on lock down following reports of an unconfirmed shooting at an elementary school.

“Due to reports of a shooting as yet unconfirmed, the district is taking preventive measures by putting all schools in lockdown until we ensure the safety of all students and staff,” Newton Public School District secretary of superintendent Kathy June said in a statement.

State police are sending units to Newtown following reports of a shooting at an elementary school.

All public and private schools in the town are on lockdown.

A message on the school district website says that all afternoon kindergarten is cancelled today and there will be no mid-day bus run.

UPDATE via CNN

Nearly 20 people died Friday in a school shooting in Newtown Connecticut, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.

At least 10 of the dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School were children, the source said.

A parent who was inside the school at the time of the attack said she heard what sounded like at least 100 rounds being fired. She said she saw two school employees who had died.

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