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Shooting at Essex Elementary

Essex Town - August 24, 2006

There is a major news story unfolding tonight in Essex.

Multiple people have been shot -- and we have reports from the police that two people are dead.

One of the shootings occurred at a home on Stanard Road. There was also at least one shooting at Essex Elementary school not far away.

Here's the story as we know it at this point.

It apparently all started as a domestic dispute

Incident began at about 2:00 ... black male went to a townhouse on Stanard Road and shot his ex-girlfriend's mother.

The shooter then reportedly went to the Essex Town Elementary School and shot his ex-girlfriend.

Three other people reportedly were shot, including the suspect -- for a total of five people shot, but that number is not confirmed.

State police say two people are believed dead.

For the very latest information, watch the Channel 3 News on WCAX-TV, tonight at 6:00.

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