The shooter who killed three children and three adults during a savage attack on a private christian school in Nashville on Monday has now been identified.
The identity of the shooter has now been confirmed to be 28 year-old Audrey E. Hale, who was reportedly transgender and used he/him pronouns.
BREAKING: The deceased mass shooter of the Christian school in #Nashville has been identified as #trans person Audrey E. Hale. Three children & three staff were murdered. The shooting comes amid a surge in far-left death threats in Tennessee over the state https://t.co/gHQ6S0YSYd… pic.twitter.com/RbJyFe5xM9
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) March 27, 2023
The news was confirmed by NBC news, who spoke with law enforcement officials concerning the identify of the shooter.
Hale was killed by police officers who were responding to the shooting.
It is currently unknown what may have motivated Hale to attack the private Christian school.
UPDATE: It is now being reported that the shooter’s transgender identity may have played a key role in their motivations for the brutal attack which left three children (all reportedly age 9) and three adults dead.
Nashville police chief confirms Audrey Hale identifies as transgender, suggests her trans identify played a role: "We have a manifesto … and a map of how all of this was going to play out." pic.twitter.com/75KL1yXCCq
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) March 27, 2023
This story is developing…