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Horrific day on -- there in New York tonight we begin our coverage.
From -- -- we begin with senior correspondent Rick Leventhal he is live tonight near the school hello Rick.
And -- we just heard from the governor for the second time today.
Expressing his sorrow and -- condolences to the families of all of those victims who suffered today.
At sandy hook elementary school.
In sandy hook which is here in Newtown Connecticut.
As we now know young man identified as Adam lands -- twenty years old.
Went into that school this morning.
Opened fire with a apparently -- with three weapons Glock handgun a six hour handgun and M four type semi automatic weapon.
Slaughtered 26 people inside that school before killing himself we have now learned that Adam -- lived with his mother here in Connecticut.
Woke up this morning according to federal sources shot his mother in the face -- took her car and what you -- school and that's where this.
Transpired he killed eighteen kids at the school to children were found there and moved to a local hospital where they died.
And six other adult before killing himself.
We know that when police arrived on scene just after 9:30 this morning they didn't waste any time they -- They went inside the school locating adults and children and moving them out of the school to safety.
That's then went when they found the the victims -- located within two rooms.
That -- one area that school so again -- horrific set of circumstances here.
We now understand that the father of the shooter is being questioned in New Jersey by the FBI there were early reports that he also had been killed that is not the case.
The father of -- land is being questioned by federal authorities in New Jersey.
The -- brother Ryan -- also apparently cooperating with authorities being questioned in New Jersey.
The shooter had a may have been carrying his brother's -- -- 26 people inside an elementary school -- before killing himself.
And now police are going to the grisly.
-- -- of processing that crime -- -- have been talking about processing the crime scene in and you mention that.
And dealing with the families.
And the bodies taking them out of there.
What about processing that scene and trying to find out what was behind this guy and what was.
His motive what what happened with the background of this.
Man from the beginning.
Well that kind of information the best information about the the mental condition about a -- will come from his father.
And his brother who being questioned by federal authorities at this time.
Other may be writing the door or computer -- that they can.
Relocate from his mother's home.
As we mentioned has been killed.
First but the father -- the brother could provide some insight and background into what the shooters motives may have been we have heard that he was mentally troubled.
May have been for learning disabled in some way that also is something that the authority to try to.
Nailed down is a look for some kind of answer here but this young -- clearly had.
The a major issue this morning when he woke up and and according to federal authorities killed his mother then went to her school after -- was already dead.
And killed every kid in -- class.
Amazing Rick Leventhal live outside the school Rick thank you.
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