Reports just in confirm there has been a shooting at Sandy Hook School –a US primary school in Newtown, in the north-eastern state of Connecticut. Multiple reports suggest one person, believed to be the gunman, is dead, and two weapons have been recovered.

A local NBC news channel said that a hospital in nearby Danbury had reported receiving three injured patients.

A police news conference is expected around 6 o clock.

Written and presented by Ann Salter