Hartford Stations Cover Shooting at Elementary School


By Kevin Eck Comment

Local Hartford stations broke in to regular programming this morning to cover the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

NBC-owned WVIT reported the news at 10:26 a.m. with a quick update atĀ  from morning anchor Brad Drazen who asked viewers to stay tuned for more information before going to break.

CBS affiliate WFSB reported the news at 10:29 a.m. with anchor Eric Parker. ABC affiliate WTNH reported it at 10:30 a.m., breaking into the “Rachael Ray” show” with a special report anchored by Keith Kountz.

News 12 Connecticut arrivedĀ  on the scene at 10:53 a.m., cutting in to reporter Frank Recchia’s piece and quickly going to live footage from its Chopper 12.