MNPD, FBI and ATF Investigating Christmas Day Intentional Explosion on 2nd Avenue North in Downtown Nashville, Tennessee

NASHVILLE Juxtaposition 2nd Ave 2017

NASHVILLE, TN (December 25, 2020) - MNPD, FBI, and ATF are investigating today’s intentional 6:30 A.M. explosion of an RV outside 166 2nd Avenue North downtown. Vehicle and pedestrian traffic downtown is restricted as the investigation continues.

Officers responded to shots fired call on 2nd Avenue at approximately 5:30 A.M. The department’s Hazardous Devices Unit was called to check the RV. As those officers were en route, the vehicle exploded outside an A-T-&-T transmission building. Multiple buildings on 2nd Avenue were damaged, some extensively.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

STOCK PHOTO: NASHVILLE, TN (APRIL 14, 2017) -At intersection of Broadway and 2nd Ave. Juxtaposition of historic Cotton Eyed Joe building and new AT&T building in downtown Nashville.