Parents told reporters that the gunman was masked and that the principal was the target.
Information on principal Dawn Hochsprung, from a 2010 story by the Newtown Bee: "Ms Hochsprung has 12 years of administrative experience, six of which were served as assistant principal within the Danbury Public School System; five years at Rogers Park Middle School and one year at Danbury High School, from 2003 to 2004. Her most recent position was principal at Regional School District 14. "
According to a 2010 Newtown Bee story, principal Dawn Hochsprung, reportedly the target of the attack, has two daughters and three stepdaughters.
For those following nationally, here are some key details: There was a shooting this morning at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The shooter is confirmed dead. There are multiple unconfirmed reports of other fatalities.