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We're gonna pause for one moment to let our Fox News stations join us now.
That's why he's got here.
Coverage of the deadly school shooting in Newtown Connecticut I'm Megyn Kelly in New York we are now getting our first briefing from the officials on scene let's listen.
-- -- All -- information we'd like to get -- information as quickly as possible.
But the governor's chief concern is making sure that families have information as quickly as possible and that's where he is now.
This is lieutenant -- as they please.
Hi good afternoon.
I'll give you some love very basic and -- information as we know it now.
We will sort of regular press briefings as appropriate.
Just that tonight during this morning to tell police received a -- -- -- -- call for emergency.
At the elementary school.
Newtown PD upon obtaining information is the statue of the situation.
Contacted to -- state police requested assistance from state police surrounding local police department.
On and off duty super responded to the school and we do do tell police immediately upon arrival.
-- -- -- began to complete active -- search of the building.
That -- checking every door every crack every crevice of every portion of that school our main objective was to evacuate as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Any and all students and faculty school.
The entire school was searched that was accomplished staging area was set up.
Students and staff -- to that stage staging area as soon thereafter the children were -- -- -- reunited with their parents and loved ones.
There were several fatalities at the -- Both students and staff.
There's no information relative to that is being released at this time until we've made complete and proper notification.
The shooters deceased inside -- building.
There's a great deal more that is undertaken.
Immediately upon locating the shooter and that is there's a great -- search warrant activity.
-- great -- law enforcement activity both in and out of state.
What should we cover all the bases -- two that that specific individual.
Suffice it to say the scene is secure.
State police major crime squad to tell police department.
And -- State's attorney and many agencies.
Are working together to answer all the questions from the exactly what happened.
As resources Brussels said we will keep you briefed me keep you.
And form a regular basis -- put everything -- via our website and with these press conferences but turn it back over to dispose of groceries -- The governor -- call from President Obama a little while ago was calling -- express.
His condolences and condolences on behalf of the nation.
And pledged whatever resources.
The federal government can bring to bear to assist the families and to assist the investigation.
We -- get your information as soon as we can get the families information that's been the governor is at some point later today.
Governor will be here and we'll set up regular briefings thank you.
-- remember in the yeah how many of -- Heard again and again you know -- -- this time I apologize we will not able to answer any questions.
As -- said this scene is secure.
The situation is secure.
We will notify you shortly when we'll come back from the briefing.
It's quickly became on the.
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