Parents arrive at school after gunman 'kills 26'

Parents have been arriving at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, USA, after a gunman killed 20 children and children and six adults.

Parents talk to a man outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Credit: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters
Relatives comfort each other outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut
The scene outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton Connecticut
The scene outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut Credit: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters
Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after the shooting
Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after the shooting Credit: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters
A boy is embraced outside the school
A boy is embraced outside the school Credit: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters
Parents pick-up children outside Sandy Hook Elementary School
Parents pick-up children outside Sandy Hook Elementary School Credit: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters
A young girl is given a blanket after being evacuated from Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting in Newtown
A young girl is given a blanket after being evacuated from Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting in Newtown Credit: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters
Police patrol the streets outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
Police patrol the streets outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Credit: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters
Relatives wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut Credit: Reuters/ Michelle McLoughlin
Families comfort each other outside a building set up for those waiting for news of their children
Families comfort each other outside a building set up for those waiting for news of their children Credit: Adrees Latif/Reuters
Families have been assembling in a building near the school, as they wait for news Credit: Adrees Latif/Reuters