This morning around 10;13 am, a shooter opened fire inside the Covenant Elementary School, where students from pre-school through 6th grade attend. The Presbyterian School has around 210 students.

The police shot and killed the suspect at around 10:27 am.

A Nashville Police spokesperson has just confirmed that 3 students and 3 staff members have been killed. He also confirmed that the shooting suspect is a female who “appears to be in her teens.” The seventh casualty is the shooter.

UPDATE: The Nashville Police have now confirmed that the suspected shooter is a 28-year-old female Nashville resident.

According to the Nashville Police, one police officer is being treated for wounds related to a broken glass injury.

According to the spokesperson for the Nashville Police, the shooter had “two assault-type weapons and a pistol.”


Candace Owens, a resident of the community where the school shooting took place, has asked that people on social media refrain from making the shooting deaths of the six innocent individuals into a political circus and do what the members of the church would ask—-to pray for the victims and their families.

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