It's a parent's worst nightmare.
A gunman reportedly entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT on Friday morning and opened fire.
According to Newtown Patch, 27 people were killed. Of that number, 18 were children. Our Local Editors at the scene report the gunman was carrying four guns, including a high-powered rifle. Newtown Patch will continue to cover this story.
Although we are more than a thousand miles away, Lawrenceville residents are being affected by this horrific news.
What was the first thing you did when you heard this news? Could this happen in Gwinnett? Did you worry about your children's safety before this mass shooting? Please use our comment section below to share your thoughts on this tragedy and prayers for the families