Knoxville school shooting prompts delay of gun ‘sanctuary’ measure

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 13, 2021 11:30 AM CT | Published: April 12, 2021 7:55 PM CT
<strong>Knoxville police work the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School Monday, April 12, in Knoxville. The Tennessee House decided to delay making the state a&nbsp;&ldquo;State Amendment Sanctuary.&rdquo;</strong> (Wade Payne/Associated Press)

Knoxville police work the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School Monday, April 12, in Knoxville. The Tennessee House decided to delay making the state a “State Amendment Sanctuary.” (Wade Payne/Associated Press)

Three hours after a school shooting in Knoxville, the Tennessee House of Representatives decided Monday, April 12, to delay a bill making the state a “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.