Three Children Killed in Shooting at Nashville Christian School

Three children have been pronounced dead after a shooting at Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday, according to Vanderbilt University Medical Center Spokesperson John Howser.

The Nashville Metro Police Department said in a tweet that officers had engaged the shooter and the individual was now dead. The Nashville Fire Department added that there were “multiple patients” from the event.

Nashville police say that the school shooter was a female in her teens with two assault-style rifles and a handgun.

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Freddie O’Connell, mayoral candidate for Nashville commented that “my focus is turning to supporting the impacted families and revisiting our efforts to prevent these horrifying scenarios.”

Special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) arrived at the scene to assist Metro Police with their investigation, while Tennessee Bureau of Investigation revealed later that no threat was posed to public safety.