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Police are still learning more about the mass shooting at Testament School in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday morning
as we reported Someone broke into a small private Christian school and began shooting at elementary students and staff, ultimately killing six people, including three young children, later identified as a nine-year-old student, and three school staff.
The gunman confronted responding police just minutes after the deadly incident began. The first two officers at the scene killed the shooter at the time. A police officer was also reportedly injured during the brawl.
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now Nashville Metropolitan Police Department First, police searched and searched the house where the 28-year-old gunman reportedly lived. in the Belmont-Hillsboro area South of downtown Nashville, a search “resulted in the seizure of a sawed-off shotgun. second shotgun and other evidence” believed to be related to the shooting.
In a statement released to the media on Monday, the MNPD confirmed this new evidence, including pictures. Those diagrams reportedly focused on side doors and other entrances at Covenant School through which the shooter had access to the classrooms.
John DrakeMNPD Police Chief talks to NBC News and others at a press conference on Monday afternoon. In a media briefing, Drake also stated that there were also “some writings” left at the alleged shooter’s home:
“We have some writings we’re talking about that relate to what actually happened today. We have a map drawn of how all of this happened.”
Police also found “additional documents written by the perpetrator” in Honda Fit The car drove to school on Monday morning. at the scene Police can also wrap up reports on the weapons involved early on. PDRC Spokesman Don Aaron confirmed to media on Monday evening that the shooter led “Two assault rifles” and one handgun entered the school.
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According to Aaron, the first 911 call arrived at 10:13 AM in Nashville, with several police officers immediately arriving at the scene. The gunman was “held on the second floor” by two officers of the Testament School building. and was shot to death. That ended the tragic threat just 14 minutes after the first call was made.
The MNPD has concluded the identity of the perpetrators. Authorities have now identified six innocent victims, a nine-year-old student. Evelyn Deakhouse, Halle Scrugsand William Kinneyand three school officials: Cynthia Peak61, Dr. Catherine Koons60, and Mike Hill61. Koonce is the headmaster of the school.
Here’s more on the investigation into this horrific tragedy:
We continue to send our thoughts, prayers and love to the families and friends of those lost in this senseless crime. We regret that we can’t do anything more.
and we wish Our leaders will do more…
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