December 25, 2020 | 9:50 AM ET | (Updated)
NASHVILLE — Police are investigating a massive explosion in downtown Nashville. A police spokesman says investigators believe the Christmas Day explosion 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.
Police report the explosion was linked to a vehicle (RV) and occurred at 6:30 this morning outside 166 2nd Ave N in downtown Nashville.
Officials are urging the public to avoid the area.