Saturday, 20 April 2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev in custody, says report

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev in custody, says report, After an exhaustive search, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 19, is currently in custody after a Watertown, Mass. discovered blood and a body in a covered boat kept in his yard, according to ABC News.

His condition has not yet been released, however, ABC reports that at one point, the suspect sat up in the boat, indicating he is still alive.

Witnesses told ABC it appeared gunfire was coming from the boat toward police.

Emergency and medical personnel are on the scene, according to the report.

The Boston mayor has tweeted, "We got him."

The marathon bombing took place Monday, killing three and injuring over 170 others. His brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, also suspected in the bombing, died Thursday night after a confrontation with law enforcement.

View slideshow: FBI Releases Photos of Two Male Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombings

Prior to the shootout with police, authorities say the brothers carjacked a Mercedes SUV and told the driver they were the Marathon bombers.

In their search, law enforcement officials have discovered a number of explosive devices, according to ABC.

View video: FBI Releases Images of Two Male Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombing

The FBI is urging anyone with “visual images, video, and/or details regarding the explosions along the Boston Marathon route and elsewhere” to “submit them on No piece of information or detail is too small.”

Information can be also be relayed to the FBI by calling 1-800-CALL-FBI, prompt #3.

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