Six people were killed, three of whom were children, in a primary school shooting in Nashville, a town in the United States of America
The alleged shooter was a female in her twenties who was killed by police.
The suspect was armed with two assault rifles and a handgun, according to the police.
Three children were taken to the hospital and pronounced dead upon arrival.
Nashville’s Covenant School is a private Christian school for children aged three to eleven.
White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre addressing the press said the President, Joe Biden has been briefed on the “heartbreaking news”.
“We know that too often our schools and our communities are being devastated by gun violence,” Jean-Pierre said.
“Schools should be safe spaces for our kids to learn and grow, and for our educators to teach.”