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This is a Fox News alert I'm Geraldo Rivera live on location in Newtown Connecticut -- -- the unthinkable -- Friday morning of twenty little children.
And -- six adults who are teaching and caring for them.
And as expressions of horror and sympathy.
-- it to this picturesque New England town from millions of American.
From the white.
-- leaders around the world beater from the Pope himself.
We ask -- Why would anyway perpetrate this.
Terror against defenseless children.
Why would anyone massacre little boys and girls who could not even comprehend at the grave crime.
Even as it was being committed against -- what sold could contain such evil in this regard.
For the precious young lives -- and on -- Sunday December morning in Connecticut.
So today as we grieve the tiny people who perished by violence during the height of the Christmas season and a wonderful town.
Virtually untouched before Friday by the wickedness of the yeah and we pledge our support for their families and friends and neighbors.
You'll never be the same.
Start now -- awful memories and incalculable loss we also seek to find out why and what made this -- year old pervert tree.
The doubles -- an instrument of the apostle.
We begin tonight with breaking records and -- -- became -- elation and relief.
More misery and this prayer for the parents of the children of the elementary school.
Here it's -- recruits.
I just heard that.
-- gunman went in and started shooting the administration and then went to the kindergartners and think that -- -- Erica it's.
I don't know -- facility that.
And stand there the parents -- you know.
-- -- -- extra night there I don't even wanna think about that right now it's a closed Christmas and if so how did I gotta say okay.
Friday was fraught with confusion and emotional pain.
Sandy hook elementary teachers unclear who perished and who survived among more than 600 students.
We don't know anything you darling -- more than it did I mean they're not being specific about casualties.
And yes we just want to go yeah but we.
We just want to go home.
We're seeing parents.
And teachers select being escorted from the school grounds tears streaming down their -- just.
Terrible terrible news at.
Any parent would not want to hear can you tell us what -- been told -- A tragic stream of family members abandoned cars and walk the otherwise quiet country road.
Now -- with emergency vehicles as details of the senseless shooting came to light we're seeing a number of parents coming out.
By the fire department by volunteers.
Trying to protect them obviously many of them.
Grief stricken many of them still confused.
Not getting the full.
Knowledge of what happened the postcard community of Newtown won at the safest in the country became a triage of emotional support.
Counselors have all denominations.
Lending a shoulder too distraught families rabbi shalom -- It's beyond beyond words I mean I I've never seen this before in my life -- -- terror and everybody's eyes more parents loved ones.
Taking that long walk up the hill into.
Downtown new town.
Receiving grief counseling from.
-- -- rabbis.
Loved ones coming to offer their support but what can you say.
But he is said to have parents lost his child.
Stayed in local officials called on all state troopers to assist survivors.
Of the deadly school massacre grief counselor Catherine McLaughlin just described the scene to me.
A large -- the families together.
Helping each other through Greece.
-- some screaming and crying which comes together with grief each family is staying -- and supported by an appointed state trooper.
For any of their personal needs.
Crime scene investigators worked through the -- turning the once -- school into a more.
As cops in the medical examiner -- create the crime scene Connecticut state trooper lieutenant Paul Vance.
This -- this -- a horrific scene it's a tragic scene.
Very very heartbreaking for the families involved and it's certainly very very difficult throw the first responders all people would effectively work here.
This is dale and this -- so I'm just.
Happy that they're okay and I am very sorry for all of everybody's thoughts and my heart goes out to everyone that they hear anything that they know it yeah.
You know not yet but I have a sixteen year old who was at the high -- at -- time so he she does now.
What are you gonna tell them -- -- haven't really you know it's very hard it's just.
So thank god Erica yes they are.
As one parent goes home with her children a score of other families have an entirely different set of circumstances and it's.
Two grandchildren and -- -- we have done -- life.
-- just -- he has two grandchildren.
One of the grandchildren.
Is still missing -- -- -- -- That whole of eight boys and twelve girls between the ages of six and seven sent shockwaves across the nation and the world.
In new town just across the school parking lot.
That's sandy hook firehouse became a gathering point for parents and family members whose loved ones would never walk out of the school.
Leaving this community.
Covering their faces.
Holding their heads in grief.
Not knowing what to do next what he'd do -- unhappy child anymore so one woman carrying.
A car seat for her little baby were no longer occupy that seat.
Did it happen here.
They could happen anywhere.
It's just incredibly painful Craig the victims all first graders and the adults who were trying and in some cases gave their lives to protect those children.
It is something that is appalling almost beyond.
Believe you and I have been to war we have seen in Afghanistan.
We've seen -- -- we've seen Somalia with civilians were.
Butchered this I think is worse tell me how you reacted to it.
Absolutely worse I mean when you're overseas when you're in a war zone you're seeing horrible things you're seeing.
Inhumane things happen to other people even little children but you're in a war zone you understand you're in a war is on this collateral damage.
This is a place where nothing bad ever happens nothing bad ever happens to their children.
There's so much to look forward to an assist system horrible horrible incident it is absolutely.
The worst thing ever.
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