Not Real News – A look at what didn’t happen this week

A balloon with names of the victims is seen at a memorial at the entrance to The Covenant School on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

This 2020 photo provided by Alana McLaughlin shows McLaughlin, an MMA fighter, holding a gun. The image was misrepresented on social media on March 28, 2023, in the wake of a school shooting in Nashville. (Courtesy of Alana McLaughlin via AP)

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week following the fatal shooting of six people at a Christian school in Nashville. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: