A school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee this morning left at least three dead. The shooting occurred at Covenant School, Covenant Presbyterian Church, on Burton Hills Dr in Nashville.
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The school reportedly only teaches children from grades pre-kindergarten to 6th grade, meaning that the victims may be very young in age. There are only 200 students in total at the school
A shooting at a private Christian school in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday morning, left multiple victims before police “engaged” the gunman, leaving the suspect dead, local officials said.
The shooting happened at The Covenant School, where the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said in a tweet that the suspect was dead but did not specify exactly what led to the death. It did not specify whether the suspect was male or female.
The Nashville Fire Department said on Twitter that it responded to the scene and there are “multiple patients.” It did not say if any victims were killed or how many may have been wounded.
“An active shooter event has taken place at Covenant School, Covenant Presbyterian Church, on Burton Hills Dr. The shooter was engaged by MNPD and is dead,” police said on Twitter.https://www.reuters.com/world/us/multiple-victims-reported-after-school-shooting-nashville-officials-say-2023-03-27/
The scene is reportedly ‘still active’, as we await updates on those who have been hospitalized. CBS News is reporting that the school underwent an ‘active shooter drill’ last year. That report reads…
Convent is a private Christian school in Nashville for preschool through 6th grade, CBS affiliate WTVF reported. Last year, the school ran an active shooter training program, the station reported.https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nashville-school-shooting-covenant-school/
See an update from the local police below…
An active shooter event has taken place at Covenant School, Covenant Presbyterian Church, on Burton Hills Dr. The shooter was engaged by MNPD and is dead. Student reunification with parents is at Woodmont Baptist Church, 2100 Woodmont Blvd. pic.twitter.com/vO8p9cj3vx— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) March 27, 2023