December 25, 2020| 3:48 PM ET
NASHVILLE — Nashville police released the following photo believed to be of the motor home that carried a massive bomb that rocked downtown Nashville this morning.
During a press conference, Nashville Police Chief John Drake said early this morning, police responded to a report of shots fired in the downtown area. Upon arrival at the scene, officers heard a recorded warning coming from a parked R.V., the chief says. Drake told reporters the message warned that a bomb would denote in “15 minutes.”
The chief says his officers responded by evacuating nearby buildings. Moments later, a blasted erupted from the R.V., injuring three people and damaging numerous buildings. Chief Drake said one officer was knocked off his feet during the blast. A police spokesperson says the bravery of responding officers saved lives.