What we know about the Nashville shooter, the guns used and the warnings

A mourner prays at the makeshift memorial at Nashville's Covenant School on Monday, a day after the shooting there. (Johnnie Izquierdo/for The Washington Post)
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On Monday, a shooter carrying multiple weapons killed six people — three of them young children — at a private Christian grade school in Nashville.

Here’s a guide to what is known so far.

The Nashville school shooting

What we know: The Nashville shooter fired 152 rounds into the private Covenant School during a rampage that killed six people, which has unleashed a new wave of anti-trans rhetoric. Released Nashville police bodycam footage shows officers confronting the shooter, and 911 calls capture the horror of the shooting. Experts say the police response in the Nashville school shooting was the “exact opposite” of the the Uvalde massacre response.

The victims: Three 9-year-old children, who were students at the school, and three adult staff members — the head of the school, a substitute teacher and a custodian — were killed. Here’s everything we know about the victims.

Who is the Nashville shooter? Police identified the shooter as Audrey Elizabeth Hale, 28, of Nashville. Hale was transgender, according to the police chief. Before the shooting, Hale warned a friend of “something bad” in Instagram messages. A motive is currently unknown.