Large explosion in downtown Nashville believed to be an “intentional act”, according to police

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Published by iTrucker at 25 Dec

Large explosion in downtown Nashville believed to be an “intentional act”, according to police

Story by: Mario Pawlowski CEO at  iTrucker

 

MNPD, FBI & ATF investigating the 6:30 a.m. explosion on 2nd Ave N at Nashville, TN linked to a vehicle. This appears to have been an intentional act. Law enforcement is closing downtown streets as the investigation continues. – according to the twitter.com/MNPDNashville

“Nashville authorities believe an explosion that occurred in downtown Nashville early Christmas morning was an “intentional act” and sparked by a vehicle.

A Nashville Police responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle parked outside an AT&T building just before 6 a.m. Upon arrival, police said an officer “had a reason” to alert the department’s hazardous devices unit, which was en route when a “significant explosion” happened.

Police and firefighters responded to an area near Second Avenue and Commerce Street in Nashville, TN about 6:30 a.m. Friday.

In a second update, Metro police spokesperson Don Aaron said officers were first called to the scene for reports of shots fired in the area. The force of the explosion knocked an officer to the ground.

Three people were hospitalized with injuries, police said.”-according to the article in tennessean.com

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Source and credits: Tennessean, MNPDNashville, iTrucker  / Mario Pawlowski / itrucker.com

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