Watertown, MA (Sporting Alert) — Law enforcement officials have confirmed that the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday is now in custody.
Police said the suspect, who is widely being reported as 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev was found after a home owner saw trails of blood in their yard and alerted the authorities.
A series of gunshots were exchanged during the running, but the reports and video evidences from the scene are now confirming that the hunted individual has now been captured.
Police said he was cornered on a boat after trying to set the boat on fire.
Residence greeted the news with huge applauds as police officials took the suspect into the ambulance.
It is now believed that a series of checkups will follow tonight’s successful capture, with one source confirming that the first step was to make sure that the suspect did not have any explosive devices on him.
The teenager had several wounds and blood spots all over him, but police said his injuries were not serious and he’s being transported to the Mount Auburn Hospital.
The bombing left three people, including an eight-year dead, while over 180 were injured.
“It is unbelievable that this could happen,” said a student told reporter. “It’s over now.
“They (the police) told us we were safe and I am really glad that they got it done.”