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Boston Bombing Suspect Found Hiding In Boat

posted 20 Apr 2013, 02:48 by Mpelembe Admin   [ updated 20 Apr 2013, 02:49 ]

 

R Reports -  Relief in Massachusetts as the search ends for a 19-year-old accused of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now in police custody after the day-long manhunt focused on the Boston suburb of Watertown.

Police found him hiding in the stern of a boat.

After an exchange of gunfire Tsarnaev was caught. He's now in a critical condition in hospital.

 MAURA CROWLEY, SPECTATOR AT SCENE, 

"It was so surreal to be this close."

ROSIE MEYER SAYING:

"It feels like a movie."

MAURA CROWLEY, SPECTATOR AT SCENE, 

"It doesn't seem real."

 CINDY BOYLEMASSACHUSETTS RESIDENT, 

"Relief. Relief. We can sleep well tonight."

Authorities have praised the police effort, but say questions still remain.

Tsarnaev is accused of carrying out the bombings with his older brother who was killed in the police pursuit.

President Barack Obama says investigators are looking into whether the suspects had any help.


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