Mike Hill Wiki – Mike Hill Biography
Mike Hill, a 61-year-old janitor is remembered as a hero after he was killed in a shooting at a Nashville school. Mike Hill was identified by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department as one of six victims who died when shots were fired at The Covenant School on Monday morning. Evelyn Dieckhaus, Hallie Scruggs and William Kinney, all 9 years old, were killed. Cynthia Peak, 61, and Katherine Koonce, 60, also died.
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Mike Hill was 61 years old.
A pastor at Hartsville First United Methodist Church in Tennessee recalled hiring Hill when he worked at the church. “I didn’t want to say a name until it was officially announced. And now, I’m not quite sure what to say,” Tim Dunavant wrote on Facebook. “This photo is Mike Hill. He was the last employee I hired when I ran the kitchen at the Covenant church and school.” He shared that he hired Hill “over 13 years ago. He was still working there today when he was shot and killed. Dunavant added that he believes Hill acted like a hero in his last moments. “I don’t know the details yet. But I have a feeling that when it all comes out, Mike’s sacrifice saved lives. I have nothing real to go by. I just know what kind of person he was. And I know he’s the kind of person who would do that.” He finished with one last message for Hill. “Bye Mike, I’m going to miss those unexpected encouraging texts from you.”
Shooter has been identified as Audrey Hale
Don Aaron, the spokesman for the Nashville Police Department, said the shooter entered The Covenant School through the side entrance before opening fire. The shooter was attacked on the second floor of the building by two police officers who responded to a call at 10:13 a.m. and he died at the scene, Aaron said. Aaron added that there are no other gunshot victims, but a police officer was injured by broken glass.
The shooter has been identified as Audrey Hale, a 28-year-old who once attended The Covenant School. Nashville police announced the news at a news conference Monday. The shooter had two “assault rifles” and a handgun, Aaron said, adding that the shooter was dead at 10:27 a.m. According to her website, The Covenant School was founded in 2001 by the Covenant Presbyterian Church, and the average enrollment is between 195 and 210 students. According to statistics from the Gun Violence Archive, which defines a mass shooting as an incident in which four or more people are shot, regardless of the number of deaths, there were 128 mass shootings in 2023 as of Monday morning.