WATCH: Moment of Nashville blast captured in HD by police surveillance camera
The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department has released high-quality footage of the exact moment when an explosive-laden RV detonated on Christmas morning in a massive blast that authorities say killed the bombing suspect.
The surveillance video, posted by metro police on Sunday night, shows the recreation vehicle from a distance, and a police officer walking out of the frame just seconds before the blast.
This is video of Friday morning's explosion recorded by an MNPD camera at 2nd Ave N & Commerce St. pic.twitter.com/3vaXhoUOAR— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) December 28, 2020
While there is no sound and the clip goes from a calm street to a huge ball of flames in a single frame, debris can be seen littering the ground after the blast that damaged dozens of buildings, including an AT&T data transmission center.
The footage was released soon after Anthony Quinn Warner, 63, was officially named as the only perpetrator behind the bombing in downtown Nashville.
The suspect perished in the explosion and his motives remain a mystery, with authorities saying it was “still [too] early in the investigation” for a definitive conclusion.Also on rt.com Nashville bomber officially identified as Anthony Warner, DNA samples match human tissue found at blast site
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