Nashville, Tenn. (TN Tribune)-Officials from Nashville International Airport released the following statement about an incident this morning involving a firearm in the baggage claim area:
This morning at 7:07 a.m., an individual entered the baggage claim level of Nashville International Airport with a firearm, threatening to harm themselves. The individual discharged the firearm – subsequently injuring themselves. The person is now in custody and receiving medical treatment. There were no other major injuries. Our Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded quickly to the scene. This is an ongoing investigation. Our BNA DPS Team will continue to provide a safe and secure environment for all travelers and employees.