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Officials are now saying 28 people were killed, 20 of them children, during a school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

A law enforcement official says the suspect in the Connecticut school shootings is 20-year-old Adam Lanza, the son of a teacher at the school where the shootings occurred.

A second law enforcement official says the boy's mother, Nancy Lanza, is presumed dead, as are many of the kindergarten students in her class.

The first official says Adam Lanza's older brother, 24-year-old Ryan, of Hoboken, N.J., is being questioned by police.

All information is from NBC News and the Associated Press and will be updated as the day goes on.

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