Reba McEntire Gives Prayers Following a School Shooting in Nashville

McEntire expressed her condolences on Instagram on Tuesday (March 28), saying, “My heart goes out to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims of yesterday’s tragedy at The Covenant School in my home city of Nashville, TN.”

“I pray that our country will band together and find a way to prevent this from occurring again,” she said.

According to CNN, Hale had seven lawfully acquired firearms on her person during the school massacre. According to officials, she had planned the event and had drawn a precise map of the school as well as a schedule of the shooting.