Saturday, June 22, 2024
ADVT 
International

Three kids among six killed in Tennessee school, female shooter shot dead

Darpan News Desk IANS, 27 Mar, 2023 12:35 PM
  • Three kids among six killed in Tennessee school, female shooter shot dead

Photo courtesy via Twitter (@MNPDNashville)

Washington, March 27 (IANS) Three students and three adults were killed and several others injured in a gun attack at a school in US' Tennessee state on Monday before the woman perpetrator was shot dead by the police, reports said.

The attack was reported from the Covenant School in Nashville, a private Christian school for students in pre-school to sixth grade, when the students are roughly 11 or 12 years old, the BBC reported.

Local media, citing sources at the local Vanderbilt University Medical Center, reported that three children were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead.

Nashville police said they had "engaged" the shooter, who is now dead.

Later, Nashville police said in a briefing that six people have been killed - three children and three adults - and there are no additional victims. No additional details were provided.

The shooter was a female, the police said, and believed to be in her teens. Her name has not been released. She was armed with two assault-style rifles and a handgun, they said.

The police said that they first received reports of an active shooter at 10.13 a.m. (local time, 8.43 p.m. IST), engaged with the shooter in a "lobby-like area" on the school's second floor and managed to neutralise her by 10.27 a.m. local time.

According to its website, the school has approximately 200 students.

MORE International ARTICLES

2 people shot at Sikh temple in Sacramento

2 people shot at Sikh temple in Sacramento
The shooting was reported at around 2.30 p.m. on Sunday at the Gurdwara Sacramento Sikh Society near Bradshaw Road and Gerber Road in Sacramento County, ABC10 News reported. Sacramento County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Amar Gandhi said three people were involved in a fight that resulted in shooting.

2 people shot at Sikh temple in Sacramento

POTUS and the PM, together at last in Canada

POTUS and the PM, together at last in Canada
The U.S. president arrives in Ottawa tonight on a whirlwind 24-hour visit — a significantly less elaborate itinerary than first envisioned in the Prime Minister's Office — two full years since becoming commander-in-chief.

POTUS and the PM, together at last in Canada

Indian students ask Sunak to clear their names in English test scandal

Indian students ask Sunak to clear their names in English test scandal
A further 22,000 were told that their test results were "questionable". These students' were thrown out of their universities with immediate effect, and with no right to stay, work or in a few cases to appeal.

Indian students ask Sunak to clear their names in English test scandal

Indian yoga instructor fined for molesting woman in Singapore

Indian yoga instructor fined for molesting woman in Singapore
Kumar Amrit, a 29 year-old Indian national formerly working with a yoga institute in Singapore, was fined $4,000 by a court here on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to molesting a female student last year. Both Kumar and Singh were employees of Trust Yoga.    

Indian yoga instructor fined for molesting woman in Singapore

Indian-American arrested for threatening US varsity students, profs

Indian-American arrested for threatening US varsity students, profs
Arvin Raj Mathur, 32, of Grass Lake in Jackson County, was arrested on Friday at Detroit Metropolitan Airport and he is being temporarily held without bond, The Detroit News reported. Mathur is being held temporarily without bond in St. Clair County Jail and awaiting a detention hearing on Tuesday in a federal court in Detroit.

Indian-American arrested for threatening US varsity students, profs

UK cuts diplomatic jobs in countries like India, Pak, China: Report

UK cuts diplomatic jobs in countries like India, Pak, China: Report
According to the report, the number of British-based Foreign Office staff was between 110 and 119 in the Pakistan embassy and consulate. This fell to 50-59, a cut equivalent to about 50 per cent.

UK cuts diplomatic jobs in countries like India, Pak, China: Report

PrevNext