The attack was launched by a 28-year-old woman, whose details have not been released so far – She was armed with two assault rifles and a revolver
Three students and three adults were killed by a gunman at a private school in Nashville, Tennessee. The attacker, a 28-year-old woman, was killed by police officers.
It was 10:13 (local time) when police raised the alarm at Covenant School after reports of shots fired. Strong police forces cordoned off the area and asked the parents who rushed to the scene, worried about the fate of their children, to stay at a safe distance.
— Breaking News 24/7 (@Worldsource24) March 27, 2023
Nashville police spokesman Ron Thomas elaborated that the attack was launched by a teenage girl, the details of which have not been made public so far, which she was armed with two assault rifles and a revolver. She was surrounded by five policemen and fell dead from their fire.
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
Authorities said of the incident: “We are responding to an active shooter at 33 Burton Hills Blvd Covenant School. We can confirm that we have many patients. Parents coming to school should go to 20 Burton Hills at this time,” the Nashville Fire Department said on Twitter.
This is heartbreaking man’s parents outside are going nuts smh pic.twitter.com/lHtXcY8gCu
— ᴹⁱᵈⁿⁱᵍʰᵗ ᴹᵒⁿᵃʸᵉ ➐ (@MidnightMonaye) March 27, 2023
About 200 students attend this private school. They are preschool through sixth grade students who were bused to Woodmont Baptist Church, two miles from campus, to meet their parents after the incident.
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