TSR Take A Second: Nashville Christmas Morning Explosion as “Deliberate Act”
As many prepared to open presents for Christmas, Nashville got off to a traumatic start on that holiday morning.
According to The Tennessean, there was an explosion on Christmas morning and authorities believe the incident was a “deliberate act” and was caused by a vehicle.
“Police responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle parked in front of an AT&T building shortly before 6:00 am. Upon arrival, police said an officer had” reason “to tell the department’s hazardous equipment division alert that was underway when a “major explosion” occurred Tennessean reports.
According to police, three people were hospitalized with injuries.
Police and firefighters responded to an area near Second Avenue and Commerce Street at around 6:30 a.m. Friday.
A bomb squad was confirmed with an active investigation by Metro police and federal agencies.
Although it’s too early to make any assumptions, Nashville Mayor John Cooper stated, “It looks like a bomb went off,” he said.
Cooper also said about 20 buildings were damaged.
Be safe, roomies. We’ll keep you up to date.