Footage from the scene on 2nd Ave North as multiple agencies continue to work and investigate an explosion from earlier this morning. pic.twitter.com/5g40RhwNNl
— Nashville Fire Dept (@NashvilleFD) December 25, 2020
WATCH: Bomb explodes in downtown Nashville after loudspeaker warns people to evacuate pic.twitter.com/B57Csckqs9
— BNO News (@BNONews) December 25, 2020
Loudspeaker announced 'countdown' before blast in Nashville, witnesses say https://t.co/rcfjI2qgAi
— The Election Wizard (@Wizard_Predicts) December 25, 2020
Police say explosion in Nashville was intentional act
By: The Election Wiz, December 25, 2020 | 10:40 AM ET
NASHVILLE — Nick Beres with WTVF in Nashville reports there was a loudspeaker warning people a bomb was about to be detonated in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning. This warning went on for several minutes before a “countdown” began which led to the massive blast, witnesses say.
A police spokesman says investigators believe the Christmas Day blast was an “intentional act.” The spokesperson says the FBI & ATF are responding.
Witnesses told investigators they heard gunshots early in the morning and a message coming from an RV parked in the street warning anyone in the area to evacuate. Officers said they are looking into these reports.
Three people have been taken to the hospital, but officials say none of the injuries have been reported as critical.
— Vicente (@MaitreV615) December 25, 2020