A moment of silence for the 27 people dead in today’s elementary school shooting.


NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut/AP)— CBS News is reporting that 27 people are dead, including 14 students, after a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The gunman is among the dead.

CBS News’ John Miller reports there is preliminary information that the gunman was the father of one of the students. Miller also says that at least a couple dozen people were shot.

Please keep these families in your thoughts and prayers. Holding off on posts for a few hours to stay tuned into this. 

This got me:


Take a moment to ponder those lost today in this awful tragedy. 

oh my god, this is horrifying