Fisherman hooks grenade at Old Hickory Lake

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A fisherman on the
banks of Old Hickory Lake reeled in an explosive catch that police
believe was actually a military grenade.

Hendersonville police along with Nashville police, the FBI and
the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were called
to the Walton Ferry Boat Ramp in Hendersonville after the fisherman
hooked the explosive on Thursday evening.

Police reported that device was an M-22 rifle grenade. The
Tennessean reported that the bomb unit and federal officials
secured the area and detonated the grenade just before
midnight.

Lt. Barry Russell of the Hendersonville Police Department stated
that they will continue to investigate how the grenade got in the
lake.

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