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Female shooter kills 3 children, adults in Nashville school shooting

Police responding to a report of multiple people shot at Covenant School in Nashville. Photo BBC

Three children and three adults have been killed after a female shooter attacked a school in Nashville, Tennessee.

Nashville fire department confirmed that there were “multiple patients”.

Police said the shooter was killed in an exchange of fire.

Don Aaron, a spokesperson for Metropolitan Nashville Police Department confirmed to the press that the police began receiving distress calls at 10:13a.m. on the incidence and on arrival heard gunshots from the school’s second floor.

3 children were reportedly taken to hospital bearing gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead.

The Covenant School in Nashville is a private Christian school for pre-schoolers through 6th grade, with the oldest pupils around 11 to 12 years.

Writing by Muzha Kucha; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu