TN Bombing Update - Heroic Police Officers Save Dozens
By DAVID BURNS, Senior Correspondent | December 28, 2020 | TENNESSEE
Story No. 122820102
Photo by MNPDStill of the explosion
Photo by MNPDOfficer seconds before the truck explored.
Photo by MNPDHero Police Officers
Photo by FBI/ATFExplosive Laden RV approaching the scene
Six Nashville Police Officers are being hailed for their heroic actions prior to the early Christmas morning suicide bombing that caused extensive damage to the Downtown area and interrupted a major ATT telecommunications facility. The Officers were called to the area upon of shots fired and discovered a suspicious RV parked with a "electronic voice" advising people to evacuate the are as it was going to explode. The six officers immediately began to evacuate the area and are credited with saving numerous civilians. Those officers include
Officer Brenna Hosey, who has been with the department for 4 years;
Officer Tyler Luellen, who has been with the department for 3 years;
Officer Michael Sipos, who has been with the department for 16-months;
Officer Amanda Topping, who has been with the department for 21 months;
Officer James Wells, who has been with the department for 21-months; and
Sergeant Timothy Miller, who has been with the department for 11 years.
At this time a motive is unclear and Federal and Local authorities continue t with the investigation.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.