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'He's gone': Community mourns on Twitter

  • 20 children, 6 adults were killed at Conn. elementary school
  • Many took to Twitter to express their concern, share reports
'He's gone': Community mourns on Twitter

Hours after a gunman walked into a Connecticut elementary school and killed 26 people, we are still unraveling the details. While many questions still remain about how events played, many people in the community of Newtown publicly reported their feelings, their fear and their losses on social media. The following timeline is the story of today's tragedy from their perspective. 

Thank grandchildren are safe at home!! Kelly and Henry are both students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and Lisa was also at the school when the shooting took place today. What a tragedy!!! My heart goes out to all families who have suffered a loss today. Anita Rosell Papp

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