National Connecticut Community Copes After School Shooting A shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut Friday left the alleged gunman dead. Multiple media reports state that several students and faculty members were also killed, though nothing definitive has been reported. Dec. 20, 20120 prev1 of 37next Seth Wenig / APJeanne Walker of Newtown walks through an overflowing memorial to the shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 20, 2012. Share Read Later In a massacre so vicious it left a President in tears, 20 young children, six adults and a shooter are dead in Newtown, Connecticut following the second-deadliest school attack in U.S. history. Read more in the full story.