'Mass shootings are happening weeks apart'
'Mass shootings are happening weeks apart'Social media users debate gun control laws after mass shooting in a US school.
Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012. (REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin)
As details emerge of a deadly school shooting that took place in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday morning, the hashtags #Newtown, #SchoolShooting and #PrayForNewtown quickly rose on Twitter. Many used the terms to call for stricter gun laws in the US.