Senseless, tragic, horrific.
No words can describe the scene first responders found at a Newtown, Conn., school where a gunman killed 26 people, 20 of whom were children
— the most innocent of all victims.
Neither can words express the deep sympathies we feel for those victims, their families and the firefighters and medics charged with restoring some level of order to the chaos.
We will provide ongoing coverage of this tragedy to offer information and perspective, including original analysis below.