Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect In Custody After Standoff

Source: CBS News

WATERTOWN, MASS. – The second and last remaining suspect in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing was taken into custody alive in a Boston suburb Friday evening after an intense standoff, Boston police and city officials said.t

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said police had discovered that Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass., had taken refuge in a boat behind a home shortly after they lifted the lockdown designed to assist an intense manhunt, and that the suspected Boston Marathon bomber was arrested.

After the standoff, the Boston Police Department tweeted: “CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect in custody.”

The man was taken away from the scene in an ambulance. Authorities have not confirmed any injuries.

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