‘We got him,’ Boston mayor announces amid cheers

“We got him” Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced as overjoyed Watertown residents cheered in the streets as the lone surviving murderous marathon bombing suspect was taken alive, reported The Boston Herald.

Law enforcement officials identified two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings as brothers Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev (left, in white cap) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (wearing black cap and dark glasses). Tamerlan was killed in a confrontation with police. Dzhokhar was wounded and is now in hospital.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was captured bleeding in a boat in the backyard of a home on Franklin Street. The homeowner spotted blood on the shrink wrap of his boat, looked inside and saw a bloody man and ran inside and called cops, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis said tonight. Police said he had gunshot wounds to the neck and leg.

He was captured just over 26 hours after the F.B.I. circulated pictures of him and his brother and called them suspects in Monday’s bombings, which killed three people and wounded more than 170.

The boat where the suspect hid

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U.S.A. cheers arrest of Boston bombing suspect

Onlookers erupted in spontaneous applause and cheers Friday night as news spread that the second suspect in this week’s Boston Marathon bombing had been taken alive — gratitude that quickly spread across the U.S.

“We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to all our outstanding law enforcement professionals,” said President Barack Obama,conveying his condolences to Sean Collier’s family. The 26-year-old Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer was shot and killed by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Boston bomb suspects’ dad calls surviving son ‘angel’

The father of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing claims that his son who is still on the loose is a smart and accomplished young man.

Anzor Tsarnaev spoke with The Associated Press by telephone from the Russian city of Makhachkala on Friday after police said one of his sons, 26-year-old Tamerlan, had been killed in a shootout and the other, Dzhokhar, 19, was being intensely pursued.

“My son is a true angel,” the elder Tsarnaev said. “Dzhokhar is a second-year medical student in the U.S. He is such an intelligent boy. We expected him to come on holidays here.”

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One Boston Marathon bombing suspect dead

One Boston Marathon bombing suspect has died after a shootout with the police, reports CNN. He died in hospital.

The other suspect is still on the loose.

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) police officer was shot and killed by them at the university earlier in the night, reports CNN.  Another officer was critically injured in the shootout in Watertown a few miles away.  Three people were killed and more than 170 others injured in the Boston Marathon blasts on April 15.

Photos of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects released by FBI . The man in the black cap died in hospital, the one in white is still on the loose.

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