NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut State Police say they are assisting local police in Newtown in response to reports of a shooting at an elementary school. The AP has reported the shooter is dead.
A dispatcher at the Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps says a teacher has been shot in the foot and taken to Danbury Hospital, but it's unclear if that's the only injury.
The superintendent's office says the district had locked down schools.
The shooting was reported at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, in western Connecticut. State police say Newtown police called them at about 9:40 a.m. about the reports.