Memorial held for Nashville school shooting victims

STORY: Community members left flowers, balloons, and stuffed animals at the growing memorial.

Nashville resident, 29-year-old Cheryl was shocked that a school shooting happened closer to her home. “It’s just heartbreaking to see it actually happen right here in our hometown.” said Cheryl.

Another resident said unless something drastic is done there will be more school shootings.

Earlier on Monday a heavily armed 28-year-old suspect fatally shot three children and three adult staffers at a private Christian school the suspect once attended in Tennessee's capital city before police killed the assailant, authorities said.