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Boston Marathon Suspect Captured Alive

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was arrested Friday night, following a daylong manhunt that shut down Boston.

UPDATE|April 19, 2013 9:28 p.m. PST:

One of two suspects in this week's Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday shortly before 9 p.m. EST in Watertown, Mass., according to authorities.

"CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won," the Boston Police Department tweeted from its official Twitter account.

Police found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, around 7 p.m., wounded and bloody, hiding in a boat in a suburban backyard. He was arrested and taken to Boston Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital following a nearly two-hour standoff with police.

President Obama declared Tsarnaev's capture "closed an important chapter in this tragedy."

UPDATE|April 19, 2013 9:21 a.m. PST:

Authorities in Boston have suspended all mass transit, and are telling commuters to stay inside as they continue searching for the second suspect in this week's Boston Marathon bombings. 

According to Massachusetts State Police, suspects Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, engaged in gunfire and hurled explosives at officers early Friday morning. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed, but his younger brother Dzhokar Tsarnaev remains on the loose.

The brothers came from a Russian region near Chechnya, and have been in the United States for about a decade. They lived together on Norfolk Street in Cambridge. 

Police say the brothers spent Thursday night in a Honda CRV, and used it to carjack a Mercedes SUV. The carjacking victim was let go, and one brother drove away in the CRV and the other in the Mercedes. Police say the brothers reunited in the CRV, and then encountered the police. 

Mass transportation is still shut down in Boston with the exception of air travel. Flights continue to take off and land at Logan International Airport. 

Universities in Boston are currently on lockdown. Dzhokar Tsarnaev is a registered student at The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where students have been evacuated. 

According to a school statement, the evacuation is "out of an abundance of caution."

A decision has not yet been made as to whether the Boston Red Sox will play their game Friday night, according to club officials. 

ORIGINAL STORY|April 18, 2013 2:46 p.m. PST:

The FBI held a press conference in Boston Thursday and released photos and video of the two suspects they believe were responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday.

The FBI released these images of the suspects. (FBI)
The FBI released these images of the suspects. (FBI)

FBI agent Richard DesLauriers said that the FBI is in search of two suspects. Suspect 1 is pictured on the left wearing a black hat and suspect 2 is pictured on the right a black hat. Suspect 2 put a bag in front of a restaurant shortly before the bombs went off.

Massachuttess Governor Devon Patrick released a statement regarding the photos. "I have been briefed on the status of the investigation and appreciate the progress the FBI and their partner law enforcement agencies are making. I join their call to the general public to look at the official photos and videotape on and pass along to law enforcement any information about the suspects that you may have," Patrick said.

If you see these two men, "Do not take any action in your own," DesLauriers said. Contact the FBI at 1-800-callfbi or

Watch the surveillance video of the two suspects below:

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