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Police say the Nashville school shooter legally bought seven firearms in recent years and hid the guns from their parents before killing three children and three adults at a Christian school. Police on Tuesday said the shooter did not specifically target their victims during the shooting at The Covenant School on Monday. The victims included three 9-year-olds and the head of the school. Shooter Audrey Hale was a former student at the school. Authorities say Hale was not known to them before the attack. Police say Hale was under a doctor’s care for an undisclosed emotional disorder.

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This week’s new entertainment releases include the romantic comedy “Rye Lane” set in modern London, the series “Riverdale” returns for its final season on the CW and PBS celebrates the career of songwriter Joni Mitchell. Chlöe — the elder half of Chloe x Halle — is releasing her solo debut, “In Pieces,” with help from Chris Brown, Missy Elliott and Future, while the film “Tetris” on Apple TV+ explores the wild origin story of the popular video game. A docuseries on Fuse tackles issues surrounding women in sports, and the Apple TV+ series “The Big Door Prize” explores what happens when people’s true purpose in life is revealed.