Latest updates on Covenant School shooting

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Metro Nashville Police say a former student carrying two assault rifles and a handgun killed three students and three adults at Nashville’s Covenant School on Monday, March 23.

The suspect, identified by police as a 28-year-old transgender man, entered the school through a side entrance and started shooting.

Just before 10:30 a.m., police arrived at the school and located the suspect in a lobby on the second floor of the school, where they fatally shot him.

Follow us for updates in this developing story.

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MNPD spokesman Don Aaron said police will stay at the scene and process evidence.

Aaron said body cam footage of the police response to the mass shooting will be released either Monday night or Tuesday.

Honoring those killed in the Covenant School shooting

Several vigils will be held Monday to honor the three children and three adults killed in the mass shooting at Nashville’s Covenant School.


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