SWAT Teams Search Boston for Marathon Bombing Suspect

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Watertown, Massachusetts, United States: Police and FBI search area of Nichols Street during search for Boston Marathon bombing suspects. A late-night police chase and shootout has ended with one marathon bombing suspect dead and another on the run. One police officer was killed and another was seriously wounded during the violent spree. The suspects have been identified as two Chechen brothers. John Taggart/Polaris/Newscom. License this from Newscom.com: polphotos155686

One of the Boston Marathon bomber suspects is dead and, as of this writing, police are hunting for the second – considered armed and dangerous – in Boston. Boston residents are on “shelter in place” order and have been asked to not leave their homes, lock their doors, and not open it for anyone except an identified police officer. One officer was killed and another seriously wounded in the overnight hunt for the suspects.

An MIT campus officer responding to a robbery of a 7-11 in Cambridge, Mass. was shot and killed just after 10 pm ET and that set off a police chase and shootout with two suspects. During the shootout police identified the culprits as Suspect 1 and Suspect 2 from the FBI manhunt for the marathon bombers.

The suspects were identified as Tamarlan Tsarnaev, 26, and his brother Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19. Tamarlan was killed in the shootout with police and Dzhokhar is still at large. The brothers are of Chechen origin, and apparently a photographer did a photo essay on Tamarlan a few years ago (we’ve linked to the site, but we couldn’t ever get it to load, guess Photoshelter is having difficultly handling all the traffic this morning).

Police are still searching for Dzhokhar, and we’ll keep you updated with the latest information and the latest images of the manhunt for the Boston bombing suspect as they come in to Newscom.

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A man looks out of his door as a SWAT team member knocks on his neighbors door as they search for the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Massachusetts April 19, 2013. Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis warned the entire city of Boston to “shelter-in-place” on Friday as authorities pressed a manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Police were searching for the man in the Boston suburb of Watertown. They said they were looking for the bombing suspect who was photographed wearing a white hat just before the Monday explosions that killed three people and wounded 176. JESSICA RINALDI/Reuters/Newscom. License this from Newscom.com: rtrlfive846879

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Police and FBI search area of Nichols Street during search for Boston Marathon bombing suspects. John Taggart/Polaris/Newscom. License this from Newscom.com: polphotos155685

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A robot scours the Boston marathon bombing suspects car for any traces of dangerous substances. A water bottle (right) has already been removed. Bomb squad have been called to the scene of a shootout in Watertown between police and the Boston marathon bombing suspects. With one dead and the other on the run, bomb squad search their car for potential threats. Demotix / Splash News/Newscom. License this from Newscom.com: spnphotosfour374061

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Waltham Police SWAT sweep true Willow Park Road during search for Boston Marathon bombing suspects on Arsenal street in Water town. John Roca/Polaris/Newscom. License this from Newscom.com: polphotos155688

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Police and FBI search area of Nichols Street during search for Boston Marathon bombing suspects on Arsenal street. John Roca/Polaris/Newscom. License this from Newscom.com: polphotos155689

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