Authorities apprehend second bombing suspect
After a day-long extensive manhunt in Boston and its surrounding suburbs, authorities have apprehended the second bombing suspect in Watertown, Mass.
The first suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, of Cambridge, Mass. died from wounds suffered in a shootout with police in the early hours of Friday, April 19.
From then the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge began.
Police shut down Watertown, Boston, Cambridge and several other areas were put on lockdown. They told people to "shelter in place" and "lock their doors" opening them only for identified police officers.
And a few minutes after police lifted the "shelter in place" orders and asked residents to remain vigilant as the suspect was still at large, a very promising lead brought police all back to Watertown.
By 8:50 p.m. EDT, authorities finally could give notice that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in custody, conscious.
News that was welcomed around the country, but even more so to the Boston area and especially the Watertown neighborhood where he was captured. There, those neighbors evacuated and others that had joined them outside applauded and cheered for the authorities.