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4 months ago

Police investigate bomb threat at Nashville school that was site of mass shooting

The Nashville Police Department and the FBI are investigating bomb threat at Covenant School on Monday.
4 months ago
In this file photo, Nashville police block the entrance of the Covenant School in Nashville, Tenn., on March 27, 2023.
1 year ago

Experts see 'slippery slope' if parents prevail in Nashville school shooting case

A judge's ruling allowing parents to have a say in the release of police evidence in a Nashville school mass shooting could lead to a "slippery slope," experts said.
1 year ago
Chancery Court Judge I'Ashea L. Myles delivers remarks from the bench during a status hearing involving the release of records in the March Covenant School shooting case, May 22, 2023, in Nashville.
1 year ago

Parents of Covenant shooting victims to have say in release of evidence: Judge

Six people died, including three children, in the Covenant School shooting on March 27.
1 year ago
Six people died, including three children, in the Covenant School shooting on March 27.
1 year ago

Judge rules parents to have say in release Nashville mass shooting records

A judge will rule on whether to allow parents of kids killed in the Covenant School shooting to voice their opposition in court to the release of the shooter's writings.
1 year ago
A woman pauses as she visits a memorial at the entrance to The Covenant School, March 29, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.
1 year ago

'Nightmare': 6 killed in 'calculated' mass shooting at Nashville school

A suspect is dead following a shooting at a private elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday, according to police.
1 year ago
A child weeps while on a bus leaving The Covenant School, following a mass shooting at the school in Nashville, Tenn., Mar. 27, 2023.
1 year ago

Nashville suspect's friend got message threatening suicide before shooting

A friend of Nashville shooter Audrey Hale tells ABC News that she contacted authorities Monday morning after Hale messaged her online about "planning to die today."
1 year ago
School buses with children arrive at Woodmont Baptist Church to be reunited with their families after a mass shooting at The Covenant School, Mar. 27, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.
1 year ago

Nashville vs. Uvalde shootings: A contrast in police responses

"They trained for that. And this moment happened and they didn’t hesitate at all."
1 year ago
A U.S. Marshal stands outside of Woodmont Baptist Church while waiting for children to be reunited with their families after a mass shooting at The Covenant School, March 27, 2023 in Nashville.
1 year ago

Who was Nashville shooter Audrey Hale?

The shooter who attacked the Covenant School in Nashville was identified as 28-year-old Audrey Hale, who law enforcement said once attended the school.
1 year ago
Children and a woman depart the reunification center at the Woodmont Baptist church after a school shooting, Mar. 27, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.
1 year ago

Parents plead for judge to keep school shooter's writings under wraps

The parents of children killed or traumatized by a mass shooting at Covenant School in Nashville asked a court to prevent the killer's writings from being released.
1 year ago
A woman pauses as she visits a memorial at the entrance to The Covenant School, March 29, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.
1 year ago

Hero officers speak publicly for 1st time after taking down Nashville shooter

Jeff Mathes, Michael Colazzo and Rex Engelbert's actions have been compared favorably to the law enforcement who responded to school shootings in both Parkland, Florida and Uvalde, Texas.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Hero officers speak publicly for 1st time after taking down Nashville shooter
1 year ago

Nashville police officers speak on mass shooting at The Covenant School

The Nashville police officers who ended the mass shooting at a private Christian school last week cited their police training on how they responded to the scene.
1 year ago
School buses with children arrive at Woodmont Baptist Church to be reunited with their families after a mass shooting at The Covenant School, Mar. 27, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.
1 year ago

Nashville shooting first responders speak out

The five officers who responded to the mass shooting at The Covenant School spoke with the press for the first time since the March 27 incident.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Nashville shooting first responders speak out
1 year ago

Nashville suspect planned mass shooting for months, fired 152 rounds

The suspect who allegedly shot and killed six people at a private Christian school in Nashville, Tennessee, last week had been planning the shooting for months.
1 year ago
A child weeps while on a bus leaving The Covenant School, following a mass shooting at the school in Nashville, Tenn., Mar. 27, 2023.
1 year ago

Nashville school shooter planned attack for months: Police

Police also said 28-year-old Audrey Hale acted totally alone and unleashed 152 rounds during the shooting.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Nashville school shooter planned attack for months: Police
1 year ago

Funeral for victim of Nashville shooting

Funeral services were held for 9-year-old William Kinney, one of the six people killed in the Covenant School shooting.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Funeral for victim of Nashville shooting
1 year ago

Funerals begin for victims of the Nashville school shooting as 911 call released

Funerals are beginning for the six victims of the massacre as authorities release the 911 calls of the attack.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Funerals begin for victims of the Nashville school shooting as 911 call released
1 year ago

Funeral held for Nashville school shooting victim

Nine-year-old Evelyn Dieckhaus was the first Covenant School shooting victim laid to rest.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Funeral held for Nashville school shooting victim
1 year ago

Funeral services begin for victims of Nashville school shooting

Six people, including three children and three adults, were killed when a shooter opened fire at The Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee.
1 year ago
Six people, including three children and three adults, were killed when a shooter opened fire at The Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee.
1 year ago

9-year-old Evelyn Dieckhaus to be 1st Nashville victim laid to rest

Funerals will begin Friday in the wake of Monday's mass shooting at a private Christian school in Nashville.
1 year ago
Evelyn Dieckhaus is seen in this undated photo.
1 year ago

Teacher assistant calls 911 from closet as kids hid from Nashville shooter

Chilling 911 calls reveal the desperation inside Covenant School as gunshots sounded.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Teacher assistant calls 911 from closet as kids hid from Nashville shooter
1 year ago

This is how semi-automatic rifles affect the human body and why they're so deadly

Semi-automatic rifles, such as those used by the Nashville school shooter, cause great damage to the human body. Trauma experts explain why they're so dangerous.
1 year ago
A woman pays her respects at a makeshift memorial for shooting victims outside the Covenant School building at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tenn., March 28, 2023.
1 year ago

'We've got to deal with mental illness,' Speaker McCarthy says on Nashville shooting

When asked about the school shooting in Nashville that left six dead, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said solving gun violence in America won't be solved by a piece of legislation.
1 year ago
When asked about the school shooting in Nashville that left six dead, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said solving gun violence in America won't be solved by a piece of legislation.
1 year ago

Nashville school shooting updates: Slain head of school lauded for her forethought

Hundreds of people gathered at a candlelight vigil in Nashville on Wednesday evening to mourn and honor the six victims of a mass shooting at an elementary school.
1 year ago
People mourn at a candlelight vigil in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 29, 2023, two days after a deadly mass shooting at the Covenant School.
1 year ago

McCarthy dodges on assault weapons ban after Nashville school shooting

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Thursday that lawmakers aren't considering new gun reforms such as an assault weapons ban in the aftermath of the Nashville shooting.
1 year ago
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Republicans hold a news conference on the "Lower Energy Costs Act," on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 30, 2023.
1 year ago

Cops rushed into school not knowing whereabouts of victims, suspect

When the suspected shooter drove into the parking lot of Nashville's Covenant School at 9:53 a.m. local time on Monday, a group of children were at a playground.
1 year ago
An image from Metro Nashville Police bodycam footage shows officers searching for the alleged shooter at The Covenant School in Nashville, Tenn., March 27, 2023.
1 year ago

Nashville school shooting victims honored in citywide vigil

Hundreds of people gathered at a candlelight vigil in Nashville on Wednesday evening to mourn and honor the six victims of a mass shooting at an elementary school.
1 year ago
Hundreds of people gathered at a candlelight vigil in Nashville on Wednesday evening to mourn and honor the six victims of a mass shooting at an elementary school.
1 year ago

Nashville school shooting: What to know about the 6 victims

Here's what we know about the six victims of a fatal shooting at a private Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee.
1 year ago
Katherine Koonce, a victim in The Covenant School shooting in Nashville, Tenn., March 27, 2023.
1 year ago

Tennessee governor says now's not time to talk legislation in wake of school shooting

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called for prayers in the wake of a Nashville school shooting while noting that "there will be a time to talk about the legislation."
1 year ago
A woman pays her respects at a makeshift memorial for shooting victims outside the Covenant School building at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tenn., March 28, 2023.
1 year ago

New details revealed in Nashville shooting

As police continue to investigate the shooting at Convent School in Nashville, new details have been revealed on how students rushed to safety.
1 year ago
VIDEO: New details revealed in Nashville shooting
1 year ago

Nashville school shooting: What we know about the 6 victims

Three children and three staff members were killed at The Covenant School on Monday.
1 year ago
Three children and three staff members were killed at The Covenant School on Monday.
1 year ago

Image of crying child captures impact of Nashville school shooting

Rachel Wegner, a reporter for The Tennessean newspaper, talks about the devastating image of a girl crying after the school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Image of crying child captures impact of Nashville school shooting
1 year ago

‘Not going to pray our way out of this’: State senator responds to Nashville shootin

Tennessee state Sen. Heidi Campbell, a Democrat, reacts to the school shooting in Nashville that left three students, three staffers and the suspect dead.
1 year ago
VIDEO: ‘Not going to pray our way out of this’: State senator responds to Nashville shooting
1 year ago

Gen Z congressman weighs in on Nashville shooting

Rep. Maxwell Frost, D-Fla., discusses his reaction to the Nashville shooting and what he believes needs to be done to combat gun violence.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Gen Z congressman weighs in on Nashville shooting
1 year ago

ABC News Live: Investigators search for motive in Nashville school shooting

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1 year ago
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Investigators search for motive in Nashville school shooting
1 year ago

'No safe place': Shooting hits home for Nashville doctors

The recent shooting at an elementary school in Nashville hits home for two doctors -- including one who had visited the school earlier that day.
1 year ago
People embrace at a makeshift memorial for victims of a shooting at the Covenant School campus, in Nashville, Tenn., March 28, 2023.
1 year ago

The latest in Nashville school shooting

Investigators examine writings and work to determine motive of Nashville school shooter.
1 year ago
VIDEO: The latest in Nashville school shooting
1 year ago

Parents of Nashville shooter reveal new details

Audrey Hale was diagnosed with an emotional disorder, officials said, and her parents told police they knew about one gun, but thought it had been sold.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Parents of Nashville shooter reveal new details
1 year ago

Nashville school shooting timeline: How the massacre unfolded

Police said 14 minutes passed between the time they got a 911 call about a shooter at a Christian school outside Nashville and the suspect's death.
1 year ago
A police officer walks by an entrance to The Covenant School after a shooting in Nashville, Tenn., March 27, 2023.
1 year ago

Metro Nashville Police release body camera footage from inside school shooting

This comes as officials learn the shooter purchased seven guns legally while being treated for an emotional disorder.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Metro Nashville Police release body camera footage from inside school shooting
1 year ago

Nashville community mourns loss of 6 in Covenant School shooting

ABC News’ Jaclyn Lee spoke with a Nashville mother who lives across the street from the scene of the deadly school shooting.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Nashville community mourns loss of 6 in Covenant School shooting
1 year ago

Police release new details about what was found at Nashville shooter’s home

Police said they found plans to attack other targets as well as more guns, including a sawed-off shotgun.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Police release new details about what was found at Nashville shooter’s home
1 year ago

Nashville school shooting puts renewed focus on doors, security

Security video from inside Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, captured the shooter who killed six people, including three children, blasting through a glass door.
1 year ago
The broken glass doors the shooter fired at to enter the Covenant School building at the Covenant Presbyterian Church, in Nashville, Tenn., March 27, 2023.
1 year ago

Police release bodycam video of response to school massacre

Authorities said that suspect Audrey Hale, 28, legally purchased seven firearms from five different local gun stores, three of which were used to carry out the attack that killed six people.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Police release bodycam video of response to school massacre
1 year ago

Body camera video released in Nashville school shooting

Police say the suspect was under a doctor’s care, being treated for an emotional disorder. ABC News’ Lindsay Watts has new witness accounts.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Body camera video released in Nashville school shooting
1 year ago

Nashville vs. Uvalde shootings: A contrast in police responses

"They trained for that. And this moment happened and they didn’t hesitate at all."
1 year ago
A U.S. Marshal stands outside of Woodmont Baptist Church while waiting for children to be reunited with their families after a mass shooting at The Covenant School, March 27, 2023 in Nashville.
1 year ago

Parents of Uvalde victims react to deadly Nashville school shooting

Uvalde parents shared what families of the six Nashville shooting victims can expect next.
1 year ago
In this May 26, 2022, file photo, a makeshift memorial is shown outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. | A makeshift memorial for victims is shown outside the Covenant School building at the Covenant Presbyterian Church following a shooting, in Nashville, Tenn., on March 28, 2023.
1 year ago

Nashville school shooting suspect owned 7 legal guns, police say

Authorities are searching for answers after a shooter killed six people at a private Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee.
1 year ago
A family leave a reunification site in Nashville, Tenn., Mar. 27, 2023, after several people were killed in a shooting at Covenant School in Nashville, Tenn.
1 year ago

Nashville shooting suspect legally bought guns: Cops

As the probe into the Convent School shooting deepens, authorities said the alleged suspect legally purchased the rifles and handgun used in the attack.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Nashville shooting suspect legally bought guns: Cops
1 year ago

'It's devastating, it's mind-blowing': Former classmate of Nashville shooter

ABC News' Kayna Whitworth spoke with Averianna Patton, a former middle school teammate of the Nashville shooting suspect, who received a concerning message before the attack.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 'It's devastating, it's mind-blowing': Former classmate of Nashville shooter
1 year ago

Nashville police chief praises officers who ran toward gunfire

Authorities said without the bravery of the officers, the deadly shooting at a small private school could have been much worse.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Nashville police chief praises officers who ran toward gunfire