Police Capture Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect

One suspect is dead, and the other is now in custody.

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Police officers and SWAT team members celebrate after the successful capture of 19-year-old bombing suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev in Watertown, Massachusetts. Click to see photos from the massive manhunt and capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
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Crowds cheer police around Franklin Street in Watertown, Massachusetts where a manhunt ended in the capture of Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.
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Spectators clap and cheer while law enforcement members leave the scene near Franklin Street in Watertown, Massachusetts where a manhunt ended in the capture of Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.
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Police SWAT team members smile as they leave the scene of the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass.
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A police officer smiles while securing the area around Franklin Street in Watertown, Massachusetts where a manhunt ended in the capture of Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.
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A gathering of people applaud as first responders leave the scene after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass.
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President Barack Obama receives an update on the Boston bombing investigation from Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security, following the apprehension of the second suspect, April 19 2013.
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President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, April 19, 2013, regarding the Boston Marathon bombing.
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A police officer gives a thumbs up to another officer in Watertown, Mass. Friday, April 19, 2013, after the manhunt for the second of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured.
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Mimi de Quesada, of Watertown, Mass., reacts while standing by her home in the wake of the sound of shots fired in Watertown, Mass.
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Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan Tsarnaev, left, and Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.
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Many different law enforcement agencies descended on an area around Franklin Street to capture Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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Resident Rosie Meyer, who said she heard gunshots, reacts while watching police respond to reports of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the area.
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Police officers guard the entrance to Franklin street where suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured.
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Law enforcement evacuate people near the home where the suspect was hiding on Franklin St., April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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A police officer evacuates a man holding a child in Watertown, Mass.
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This Monday, April 15, 2013 photo shows second from left, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was dubbed Suspect No. 1 and third from left, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, who was dubbed Suspect No. 2 in the Boston Marathon bombings by law enforcement. This image was taken approximately 10-20 minutes before the blast.
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This combo of photos released by the FBI show bombing suspects Tamerlan Tsarnaev, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnave. Police warned nearly 1 million people across the Boston area to stay inside -- including everyone in Boston -- during the massive manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnave.
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Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, who had been known to the FBI as Suspect No. 1 in the Boston Marathon Explosions and was seen in surveillance footage in a black baseball cap, was killed overnight on Friday, April 19, 2013, officials said.
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This undated photo shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev has been on the run and is suspected of the Boston Marathon bombing. His brother, Tamerlan, was killed during a violent police chase. The two ethnic Chechen brothers came from Dagestan, a Russian republic bordering the province of Chechnya.
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SWAT teams searched homes along Winsor Avenue in Watertown while searching for one of the two suspects.
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Residents and their pets are evacuated as members of the FBI, State Police, Boston Police, Cambridge Police, and other law enforcement agencies, survey the perimeter near the home of suspect #2 on Norfolk Street April 19, 2013 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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This undated photo provided by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority shows transit police officer Richard Donohue, 33, who was critically injured in an early morning shootout Friday, April 19, 2013, with the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Sean Collier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer, was shot and killed late Thursday night .Collier had served as a member of the MIT Police since Jan. 9, 2012, following service as a civilian employee with the Somerville Police Department. He was 26, single and a native of Wilmington, Mass. "Sean was one of these guys who really looked at police work as a calling," said MIT Police Chief John DiFava. "He was born to be a police officer."
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President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team to discuss developments in the Boston bombings investigation.
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Police in tactical gear arrive in Watertown, Mass., as the hunt continues for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Suspect #2 in the Boston Marathon bombings. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Suspect #1, died early Friday morning following a shootout with police.
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In this undated Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev poses for a photo after graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. Tsarnaev has been identified as the surviving suspect in the marathon bombings.
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The father of the Boston bomb suspects, Anzor Tsaraev, speaks to the media at his home in Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan, in southern Russia, Friday, April 19, 2013. "My son is a true angel ...," he said by telephone from the Russian city of Makhachkala. "He is such an intelligent boy. We expected him to come on holidays here."
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Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of the two young men suspected of planting two bombs at the Boston Marathon urged his nephews to turn themselves in during an emotional interview outside his Maryland home."Turn yourself in," urged Tsarni, his voice rising above a crowd of reporters in his Montgomery Village neighborhood. "
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Police cover as they surround a home while searching for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass.
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Police continue to patrol the neighborhoods of Watertown, Mass. Friday, April 19, 2013, as a massive search continued for one of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing.
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This image provided by the Boston Regional Intelligence Center shows Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. The marathon bombing suspects came to the U.S. with their family in either 2002 or 2003, law enforcement officials told NBC News.
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Police in tactical gear surround an apartment building while looking for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013.
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Residents look out a window as officials inspect an apartment building in Watertown, Mass. Dozens of officers and National Guard members are in Watertown, where gunfire and explosions were heard early Friday morning.
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A Department of Homeland Security officer, right, prepares to enter an apartment building while looking for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013.
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Police in tactical gear conduct a search for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Friday, April 19, 2013, in Watertown, Mass. All residents of Boston were ordered to stay in their homes Friday morning as the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombings continued after a long night of violence that left another suspect dead.
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A woman looks out a window at her home as police start to search an apartment building while looking for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Police in tactical gear conduct a search for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Friday, April 19, 2013, in Watertown, Mass.
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Police presence grows in the neighborhoods of Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013, as a massive search involving hundreds of heavily armed law enforcement officials continues for one of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick speaks to the media at a shopping mall on the perimeter of a locked down area as a search for the second of two suspects wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings takes place April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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A police officer enters an apartment building with his dog while searching for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013.
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Police officers aim their weapons early Friday morning in Watertown, Mass. A tense night of police activity that left a university officer dead.
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This note was placed on the doors of homes in the Cambridge, Mass. area.
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A Department of Homeland Security officer, right, prepares to enter an apartment building while looking for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass.
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Police hold a man in handcuffs, who they later released, in a neighborhood of Watertown, Mass., Friday, morning. Much of the town is blocked as police and federal officers hunt for suspects in the Boston Marathon explosions.
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Officials address the media during a news conference in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013. Officials are urging residents of Watertown and surrounding towns to stay indoors as manhunt for a suspect is ongoing.
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Police work a crime scene Friday, April 19, 2013, in Watertown, Mass. A tense night of police activity that left a university officer dead on campus just days after the Boston Marathon bombings and amid a hunt for two suspects caused officers to converge on a neighborhood outside Boston, where residents heard gunfire and explosions.
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Officials secure an area in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013. Reports of explosives being detonated and police are telling reporters to turn off their cell phones. Dozens of officers and National Guard members are in Watertown, where television outlets report that gunfire and explosions have been heard.
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A police officers rides on the back of a van at a staging area as a manhunt is conducted for a suspect Friday, April 19, 2013, in Watertown, Mass. One of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another, authorities said early Friday.
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Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis speaks during a media briefing in the parking lot of the Watertown Mall on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts. Earlier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer was shot and killed late Thursday night at the school's campus in Cambridge. A short time later, police reported exchanging gunfire with alleged carjackers in Watertown, a city near Cambridge.
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Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis speaks during a media briefing in the parking lot of the Watertown Mall on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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A police officer lifts police tape for a police car to pass under on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts. Earlier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer was shot and killed late Thursday night at the school's campus in Cambridge.According to reports, one suspect has been killed during a car chase and the police are seeking another - known as Suspect Two - wanted in connection with the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon earlier this week.
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A police officer with gun drawn and flashlight searches for a suspect on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts. Earlier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer was shot and killed late Thursday night at the school's campus in Cambridge.
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A police officer runs with his gun drawn while searching for a suspect on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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Police with guns drawn search for a suspect on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts. Earlier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer was shot and killed late Thursday night at the school's campus in Cambridge.
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Police descend on School and Walnut streets in search of suspects April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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Police officers istand near a shopping mall as a search for the second of two suspects wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings takes place on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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A woman asks a police officer when she will be allowed back to her home in a cordoned off area on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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