What we know about the Christmas Bombing in Nashville
Updated: Jan 2
For those of you who were watching the news on Christmas morning, you probably saw the chaos that engulfed the streets in Nashville Tennessee. An RV that was parked along one side of the road, had a recorded message playing from it warning people to evacuate the area. Then, it exploded into a massive fireball, damaging many of the structures around it. Here are some of the things we currently know about the event...
Warner was from Antioch, Tennessee
Residents said they heard three series of gunshots around 5:30am
Police arrived to find a white RV parked in front of the AT&T transmission building.
Police began to evacuate people from the area and blocked traffic around the area.
It began to countdown every minute and at the 3 minute mark began playing the song Downtown.
The bomb exploded around 6:30am.
The explosion caused widespread outages in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama
Warner had recently given a car away and told someone close to him that he had cancer.
Warner was an Information Technician Specialist in the Nashville area for several businesses.
Warner sent an email to one company that he was contracted with on December 5th saying that he was retiring.
The day before Thanksgiving, Warner transferred ownership of his Bakertown Road home to a woman in Los Angeles via a quitclaim deed for $0.
Neighbors said the RV was parked outside the home for years.
Weeks before the bombing, neighbors said Warner installed a gate in his fence and drove the RV into his backyard, claiming that someone was trying to break into it.
Four days before the bombing, it was alleged that AT&T would be doing the forensic audits on the Dominion machines and that they were being transported to Nashville
The recording that was playing just before the explosion in Nashville.
Another recording being played just before the explosion in Nashville
Slow Motion video of the explosion in Nashville.
Police bodycam footage released from Nashville explosion
A look at the devastation caused by the explosion in Nashville
Mayor of Nashville laughing about the explosion in an interview