Newtown, Conn. school shooting

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A woman tries to get information

A mass shooting occurred Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City. See gallery

A woman tries to get information about her sister, a teacher, following a shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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Sandy Hook Elementary School

A mass shooting occurred Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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State Police lead children from school

In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, Connecticut State Police lead children from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., following a shooting Friday.

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Parents leave a staging area after being reunited with their children

Parents leave a staging area after being reunited with their children following a shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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Children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting

Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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A mother runs with her children

A mother runs with her children as police canvass homes in the area following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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Relatives react outside of Sandy Hook Elementary School

Relatives of students react Friday outside Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Police search a building

Police search a building after a shooting Friday in Newtown, Conn.

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Law enforcement canvasses an area near Sandy Hook Elementary School

Law enforcement canvass an area near where a school shooting took place Friday in Newtown, Conn.

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Gov. Dannel Malloy arrives at Sandy Hook Elementary

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy arrives Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy meets with officials

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, talks with officials at a staging area following a shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City.

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State police SWAT team

A state police SWAT team member moves toward a police vehicle Friday as Sandy Hook Elementary School is evacuated.

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Parents leave Sandy Hook Elementary School

Parents leave Sandy Hook Elementary School with children Friday after the tragic shooting that left 26 dead.

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People outside Sandy Hook Elementary School

People embrace outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 14.

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President Barack Obama’s emotional press briefing

President Obama speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., during a press briefing Friday at the White House. A tearful Obama expressed "overwhelming grief" for the victims of the shooting rampage and called on Americans to set aside politics and "take meaningful action" to prevent more tragedies of this kind.