Nashville releases body cam footage of police officers neutralizing school shooter
The six-minute video shows Nashville officers Rex Engelbert and Michael Collazo conducting a room-by-room search of the first floor of The Covenant School before confronting the attacker.
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The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department on Tuesday released body camera footage showing the moment officers shot the former student suspected of killing three children and three adults Monday in a private Tennessee Christian school.
The six-minute video features footage from the body cameras of Nashville officers Rex Engelbert and Michael Collazo conducting a room-by-room search of the first floor of The Covenant School before confronting the attacker, identified as Audrey Elizabeth Hale, on the second floor.
Shots are heard in the video before Hale comes into view. The officers then opened fire and Hale fell to the floor, apparently from being shot.
Hale, a 28-year-old who was born female and identified as a male, left behind a manifesto before entering the school armed with two assault-style firearms and a 9-millimeter pistol, officials said.
Law enforcement later confiscated a sawed-off shotgun, a second shotgun and other evidence at Hale's home, authorities also said.