LIVE UPDATES: Boston Bombing Suspect in Custody, Say Police

 

 LIVE UPDATES: Boston Bombing Suspect in Custody, Say Police

 

 

 

” 9:52 p.m. ET: Police say an infrared camera mounted on a helicopter helped confirm the suspect’s hiding place in a boat owned by a Watertown, Mass., resident.

9:47 p.m. ET: Bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev  is in “serious condition,” says Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis.

9:46 p.m.ET: “The hostage rescue team tried to negotiate [the suspect] out of the boat,” in which he was hiding, says Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. The suspect, however, was unresponsive.

9:27 p.m.ET:  Federal law enforcement officials will invoke the public safety exception to the Miranda law and not offer the suspect the right to remain silent during his interrogation, ABC News has learned. The exception is invoked in instances in which the public is at risk of a clear danger.

9:10 p.m ET: Suspect was injured by a “flash bang” grenade and is bleeding badly, federal sources tell ABC News. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.

9:09 p.m. ET: Contacted by ABC News, the father of captured bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev advises his son to “tell the police everything.  Everything.  Just be honest.”

9:00 pm ET: The President’s High-Value Interrogation Group, made up agents from the CIA, FBI and Defense Intelligence Agency, is on standby and waiting to question the suspect, sources tell ABC News.

8:59 p.m. ET: Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev is alive, federal law enforcement sources tell ABC News.

8:53 p.m.ET: “We got him,” tweets Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.

8:50 p.m. ET: Cheers erupt from Watertown, Mass., crowd gathered near where suspect was captured.

8:45 pm ET: Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is in custody, say Boston Police. Officers sweeping the area. His condition is unknown.

8:03 p.m. ET: A Watertown, Mass., homeowner spotted blood and body in a  covered boat kept in his yard, neighbor and eyewitness George Pizzuto tells ABC News.  The homeowner discovered the person, after removing the boat’s cover. He then called police.

7:53 p.m. ET: Three college aged individuals were taken into custody by the FBI late this afternoon in connection with the manhunt for bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,  Lt. Robert Richard of the New Bedford Police Department told ABC News. The three people were taken in for questioning, he said.

7:15 p.m. ET: New Boston Police tweet: “Heavy police presence in area of Franklin St in Watertown. Residents remain inside.

7:03 p.m. ET: Boston Police tweet, “Police operations in the Franklin Street Watertown area. Residents shelter in place.

Approximately 7 p.m. ET: Apparent gunfire heard in Watertown, Mass.

6:38 p.m. ET:  The FBI interviewed Tamerlin Tsarnaev, 26, two years ago on behalf of a foreign government.  They found nothing suspicious and closed the file, law enforcement sources tell  ABC News.”

 

 

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