Nashville School Tragedy: Six Dead, Including Three Children, in Private Catholic Grade School Shooting


This photo provided by the Metro Nashville Police Department shows officers at an active shooter event that took place at Covenant School, Covenant Presbyterian Church, in Nashville, Tenn. Monday, March 27, 2023. Authorities say the suspect in a shooting at a private Christian school in Nashville is dead. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)
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Six fatalities, including three children, have been reported after a female shooter attacked a private Catholic grade school in Nashville’s Green Hills neighborhood. The suspect, a 28 year old Nashville woman, was armed with multiple weapons and was later killed by responding police officers.

The identities of the victims have not been disclosed, but all three adult fatalities were school employees. The incident occurred at The Covenant School on Monday morning when the shooter entered through a side door and fired numerous shots throughout the building.

Children from The Covenant School, a private Christian school in Nashville, Tenn., hold hands as they are taken to a reunification site at the Woodmont Baptist Church after a deadly shooting at their school on Monday, March 27, 2023. (AP Photo/Jonathan Mattise)

Police engaged the suspect on the second floor where she was fatally shot by two officers. The school, which serves preschool through sixth grade students, conducted active shooter training last year.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is assisting local law enforcement in the ongoing investigation.

Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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