Three children are among six people shot dead after a 28-year-old woman opened fire at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States.
Police say multiple injuries have also been recorded in the shooting incident.
Don Aaron, Nashville police spokesperson, said the shooter entered through a side entrance of the school on Monday morning and went to the second floor, firing multiple shots.
Aaron said three members of staff were among the shooter’s victims before police fatally shot her.
Aaron said, “Police received call of an active shooter at 10:13 a.m.
“Officers responded swiftly, entered the first floor, and began clearing the area. They immediately went to the gunfire.
“Two of the five officers on the floor opened fire on the shooter and killed her by 10:27 a.m. She was in a lobby-type area.”