Twitter reaction to hunt for Marathon bombing suspects

Credit: NICOLAUS CZARNECKI/METRO
Credit: Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro

Overnight, Boston saw huge developments in the marathon bombings case.

The suspects of the bombs have been identified as Chechen brothers Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19 and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26.

The older brother died in a shootout with police overnight Thursday. An MIT officer was also killed and an officer from the MBTA was critically injured.

The younger brother is still on the run, and Boston and its surrounding neighborhoods are on lockdown.

In an exclusive interview with Metro, Somerville mechanic Gilberto Junior, who said he regularly worked on the vehicles of the two suspects, said Dzhokhar came into his shop Tuesday, visibly nervous to pick up a car that had no tail lights or rear bumper.

Below is Twitter reaction from this morning detailing the scene in Boston and Watertown as the hunt continues for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.


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