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March 27, 2023 12:04pm EDT
Multiple people injured in shooting at Nashville's Covenant School; shooter dead
Police responded to a shooting Covenant School, a private Christian elementary school
By Anders Hagstrom | Fox News

   First responders in Tennessee are on the scene a shooting at a Nashville-area elementary school Monday.

Authorities have yet to confirm how many people have been injured or killed in the incident, but police say officers engaged with and killed the shooter. Covenant School is a private Christian institution for students up to 6th grade, according to its website.

"We are responding to an active aggressor at 33 Burton Hills Blvd Covenant School. We can confirm we have multiple patients," the Nashville Fire Department said Monday.

"Parents coming to the school should go to 20 Burton Hills at this time, this is an active scene," the statement continued.

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The Metro Nashville PD confirmed the shooter's death in a statement, adding that the school was already working on reunifying parents and children.

"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.," the department wrote in a statement.

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The Nashville branch of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has also deployed agents to assist the MNPD in responding to the attack.

This is a developing story. Check back soon for updates.


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Fox News...mass casualty alert

children among those shot

Damned local office buildings have armed guards and metal detectors.

Time has passed for the same in ALL schools.

Sell it as safety steps for the teachers to make sure they get back home safely.  The unions will buy it.


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