Marathon Bombing Suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Has Been Arrested
Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, a suspect believed to be involved in placing the bombs that struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday has been captured.
He was found hiding in a boat parked in the backyard of a home on Franklin Street. Tsarnaev was initially discovered around 7 p.m., [less than an hour after officials had held a news conference to say that he had eluded them]. Tsarnaev was reportedly rushed to a local hospital. Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis said that the suspect was in serious condition.
President Obama Issued A Statement Following Arrest of Bombing Suspect
One of the other suspects in the bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed in a gun battle with police. Reports state that New Bedford police said this evening that three people had been taken into custody in their city as part of the bombing investigation.
New Bedford Police Lieutenant Robert Richard said his department assisted federal investigators in executing a search warrant at a home on Carriage Drive in New Bedford, about 10 minutes from the campus of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, where Tsarnaev was a student.
PBSNewshour: Second Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Custody
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