• The shooter was identified as 28-year-old Audrey Hale, who was killed by police, officers said.
• The Covenant School in Nashville is a private Christian school for students aged three to 11.
Six people, three of them children, have been killed in a primary school shooting in Nashville.
The student victims have been identified as Evelyn Dieckhaus, Hallie Scruggs, and William Kinney, all aged 8 or 9.
The adult victims have been identified as Cynthia Peak, 61, Katherine Koonce, 60, and Mike Hill, 61.
The shooter was identified as 28-year-old Audrey Hale, who was killed by police, officers said.
The Covenant School in Nashville is a private Christian school for students aged three to 11.
Police have shared images from the crime scene showing the attacker's firing position when officers arrived.
According to police, the suspect fired at police vehicles as they approached, hitting one in the windscreen.
The photos also show broken glass where the suspect shot at the door to gain entry to the locked building, the guns used in the attack and the killer's Honda Fit car parked nearby.
The shooting was ended around 14 minutes after the attack began after police stormed the building and shot the suspect.
At a news conference earlier on Monday, the Nashville police chief said that officers had video footage of the shoot-out which they plan to release.
President Joe Biden has called on Congress to take action on gun violence.
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