A shooting with several victims occurred on Monday morning at The Covenant School in Nashville, a private Christian school at 33 Burton Hills Blvd., at 10:13 a.m. Ambulances and police responded to the school. Seven people were dead, including three children. The adult death victims were members of the staff. The female shooter, aged 28, from Nashville, was dead too after being “engaged” by police. She had two assault rifles and a handgun.Several others, including children, were wounded. One police officer had a hand injury from cut glass. There were no police officers present or assigned to the school at the time of the shooting because it is a church-run school. Several schools in the area (Hillsboro High School, Julia Green Elementary and Percy Priest Elementary) were placed on lockout.
A reunification area has been established at 2100 Woodmont Blvd (Woodmont Baptist Church) for parents to meet their children who attend The Covenant School. “In a tragic morning, Nashville joined the dreaded, long list of communities to experience a school shooting,” Nashville Mayor John Cooper wrote on Twitter.The Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 2001,for about 200 students, teaches preschool through 6th grade. It has 33 teachers. A few hors after the shooting in Nashville, President Joe Biden reiterated his call for Congress to take action on gun control in the U.S.