Nashville school shooting: Audrey Hale police bodycams released

The house of alleged Covenant School shooter, Audrey Hale, is boarded up

Nashville police released video camera footage of responding to the Covenant School shooting, where they killed the shooter, Audrey Elizabeth Hill, a 28-year-old former transgender student who they said killed three 9-year-olds and three adults on Monday.

“All the kids are locked up but we have two kids we don’t know where they are,” one woman told Nashville Officer Rex Engelbert as he grabbed a shotgun from the back of his SUV.

He says, “Okay.” “Yes ma’am.”

Within moments, sirens go off as he opens a side door and leads the charge inside the building. Officers search the classrooms frantically before hearing gunshots about three minutes into the 6-minute video, sending them to the second floor.

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Audrey Hill, 28, Covenant school shooter in driver's license photo and in school surveillance video released by Nashville police.  Hill killed three nine-year-olds and three adults Monday morning at a private school linked to a church.

Audrey Hill, 28, Covenant school shooter in driver’s license photo and in school surveillance video released by Nashville police. Hill killed three nine-year-olds and three adults Monday morning at a private school linked to a church. (Nashville Metro Police Department)

About 25 seconds later, the rampage ended with Hill mortally wounded.

Fox News Digital uses still frames from the graphic video.

Dave Katz, the CEO of global security and a former DEA special agent who led the agency’s ballistic shield program in the 1990s, called the two officers who brought down Hill “already heroes.”

“This is exactly what needs to be done,” he told Fox News Digital. “Regardless of the officer’s safety, you go in and fire the shooter.”

Bodycam footage shows Nashville Police Department officers responding to Covenant School in Nashville after 28-year-old Audrey Hill opened fire.

Bodycam footage shows Nashville Police Department officers responding to Covenant School in Nashville after 28-year-old Audrey Hill opened fire. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department)

The Metro Nashville Police Department said Monday that Hill had attended the school years ago.

They said the killer left written materials indicating that the attack was “calculated and planned”.

According to its website, Covenant School opened in 2001 as part of Covenant Presbyterian Church and served children from Pre-K through sixth grade.

Child victims Including the pastor’s daughterand Hallie Scruggs as well as Evelyn Dieckhaus and William Kinney. Police identified the adults as 60-year-old Principal Kathryn Consey, 61-year-old Cynthia Beck, and 61-year-old Mike Hill.

Bodycam footage shows Nashville Police Department officers responding to Covenant School in Nashville after 28-year-old Audrey Hill opened fire.

Bodycam footage shows Nashville Police Department officers responding to Covenant School in Nashville after 28-year-old Audrey Hill opened fire. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department)

Hill rolled around Monday morning at about 10:15 a.m. in a Honda Fit, which is where police discovered the statement.

The shooter brought “large ammo” and three assault weapons: two semi-automatic rifles and a pistol.

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Nashville Metropolitan Police Chief John Drake said the suspect in the Nashville shooting fired at police as he approached the school.

Nashville Metropolitan Police Chief John Drake said the suspect in the Nashville shooting fired at police as he approached the school. (Nashville Metro Police Department)

within 15 minutes, The responding officers disembarked The shooter who was killed at the scene following a shootout.

Police said Hill opened fire on returning officers from a second-floor window before a two-man team inside the building, Officers Rex Engelbert and Michael Collazo, put an end to the massacre.

A police officer walks through the entrance of Covenant School after a shooting in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday, March 27, 2023.

A police officer walks through the entrance of Covenant School after a shooting in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday, March 27, 2023. (AP Photo/John Amis)

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investigators A search warrant was served At the Hill home about three miles away they found hand-drawn maps of the school, a sawn-off rifle and a second rifle, along with other unidentified clues.

Fox News’ Paul Best contributed to this report.

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