UPDATED - Breaking: Overnight Violence in Boston
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 07:31:26 GMT —
Updated 4:35 a.m. - Authorities have linked the violence in Watertown to the Boston Marathon bombings. Police confirm that one suspect is dead, and the other suspect sought in Watertown incident matches description of marathon attack suspect No. 2.
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Original story - Violent incidents early this morning, including the shooting death of a college police officer, are keeping Bostonians on edge, just days after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Multiple officers from state and city police responded to the deadly shooting on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Less than an hour later, they were chasing suspects in a hijacked vehicle just less than five miles away in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Police exchanged gunfire with a pair of suspects in Watertown early this morning, and the Boston Globe has reported they had captured one of the men wanted in connection with the marathon bombing Monday. However, various reports are saying the suspects are not related to the Boston Marathon bombings.
We are following this as the story develops. Tune into WNWO Today, beginning at 4:26 a.m. for live updates.