Law enforcement officials told CBS News that the suspect in the Nashville bombing on Christmas day may have been killed in the bombing. DNA tests are being conducted on the human remains found at the scene.
Multiple sources confirmed that Anthony Quinn Warner, a resident of the Nashville area, has been identified as a follower of the case. Federal agents are searching his house.
Warner, a resident of the Nashville area, has a brand and model RV similar to the photos released to the public. Warner is described as a 63-year-old white man.
FBI agent Doug Korneski (Doug Korneski) said Saturday that there are no signs of other explosive threats. He said that officials have received about 500 prompts and “no assumptions.”
Police responded to a gunshot shot near the AT&T building in downtown Nashville earlier on Friday. Instead, they found a motorhome with windows and curtains. Soon thereafter, at about 6:30, the warning sound of an impending explosion began to explode, and the explosion shocked the area.
A cartridge case was found at the scene, but it is believed that the related ammunition was detonated by a big explosion. The site was very large, and the authorities stated that they started from the “outermost layer” of the explosion and then continued on.
There is a video of the RV in downtown Nashville. Investigators saw photos of people of interest on Google Maps, which showed a similar-looking camper in the yard. Google Maps said this photo was taken in May 2019.
Nashville Metro Police Chief John Drake said on Friday that at least three people were injured. Authorities found organizations near the explosion site that they thought might be connected to the remains. They did not indicate whether the remains were from someone connected with the explosion or an innocent victim.
At least three people were injured in the explosion.
The police subsequently stated that they believed the explosion was “intentional.” There is no motivation.
There is a curfew in the area around the explosion.
This is a developing story. It will be updated.
Jeff Pegues, Andres Triay and Pat Milton contributed reports.