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CT gov: School shooting an 'unspeakable' tragedy

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gives an update

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gives an update on the elementary school shooting that left 27 dead, including 20 children and the suspected gunman. Another person was found dead at a 'secondary scene,' police say. Photo Credit: News 12 Connecticut

NEWTOWN, Conn. - The governor of Connecticut called the shooting at an elementary school that left 27 people dead a "tragedy of unspeakable terms."

In a late afternoon news conference with state police, Malloy said "beautiful children" had their lives taken from them, and that the events of today will forever leave a mark on the community and on every family impacted.

The governor asked people around the country and the world to remember the victims in their prayers tonight.

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