One of the Boston bombing suspects was in custody this morning according to the city’s Boston Globe newspaper and another on the loose after a dramatic shootout in the suburbs of the city.
Explosions and machine gun fire rocked the Watertown area hours after a police officer was shot dead on the MIT campus.
The city descended into chaos on Friday morning as police dramatically held a suspect at gunpoint after multiple shots and explosions were heard in the suburb of Watertown
Police screamed at reporters on the scene to turn off phones ‘if they want to live’ as they hunted for the suspects – fearful that explosives could be remotely detonated.
Dozens of police officers, FBI agents, national guard, K-9 units and SWAT teams rushed to Watertown after midnight after a reported car chase involving two suspects in a black 2013 Mercedes.
The best coverage by far has been on Twitter. Here is the BPD scanner.
Some reports say the first suspect is dead.
More to follow