Police: Suspect in Christian School Shooting Identified as Transgender

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 27: A parent walks with their child from Woodmont Baptist Church whe
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The 28-year-old individual who allegedly attacked Nashville’s Covenant School has been identified as Audrey Hale, who police indicate identified as transgender.

Police believe Hale was a former student at the Christian school.

Metropolitan Nashville Police Department chief John Drake indicated at a press conference that Hale “does identify as transgender.”

Three students and three adults were shot and killed during the attack, Breitbart News reported. Hale was confronted and killed by law enforcement.

During live coverage on FOX News Chief Drake said Hale was armed with three firearms, at least two of which were legally obtained.

The Christian school did not have armed resource officers on campus when the attack occurred, FOX News’ John Roberts indicated.

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