Texas: Explosive Device Functioned Below Statue

Submitted by Mahtab7 on Wed, 11/09/2022 - 11:57
TRIPwire, 9 November 2022 On 7 November 2022, at approximately 0300 hours local time, the FBI, San Antonio Police Department, and San Antonio Fire Department responded to West Commerce Street in San Antonio following an explosion at the base of a statue. According to media reporting, security footage shows a suspect placing two paint cans underneath the statue and walking away before both cans exploded, damaging the lower half of the head-shaped sculpture and its concrete base. No further device details have been released. The investigation is ongoing.