Parents, family members react to shooting

People gather outside a firehouse near Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting that left 27 people dead, including 20 children, in Newtown, Conn. (Dec. 14, 2012)

People gather outside a firehouse near Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting that left 27 people dead, including 20 children, in Newtown, Conn. (Dec. 14, 2012)

advertisement | advertise on newsday

NEWTOWN, Conn. - Family members of children at Sandy Hook Elementary School were beyond frantic as they rushed to the school following Friday's mass shooting.

Authorities have confirmed that 27 people, including 20 children, six adults and the gunman, were killed.

advertisement | advertise on newsday

The brother of a girl who was inside the school at the time says his sister heard screams on the intercom before it went silent.

Parents say their children are traumatized and are filled with uncertainty.

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox. Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

You also may be interested in: