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Published on April 18th, 2013 | by Kennedy Ray7
Boston MIT Police Officer Shot And Killed On Campus (Live Stream)
Law Enforcement responded earlier tonight to shots fired at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A police officer has been shot and killed on MIT’s campus and the gunman appears to be still at large. The police officer was responding to a disturbance in the area, he was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
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The gunman in question reportedly robbed, or attempted to rob a 7/11 in Central Square in Cambridge, and fled the scene. According to the police scanner, the MIT suspect is 200 lbs, 5’11”, light facial hair, black “bucket” hat, dark skinned wearing all black from waist up. It appears to be 2 gunmen according to the police scanner.
GLP Thread – MIT SHOOTING! 1 OFFICER DEAD! 1 BOSTON BOMBER IN CUSTODY! POLICE SUV STOLEN! OFFICERS DOWN! EXPLOSIVES!! – 500k views 396 pages (LINK)
Boston MIT Police Officer Shot And Killed
Boston Police, Fire and EMS Live Audio Feed
Active shooting Scene Watertown
The gunmen apparently hijacked a black SUV. Two middle eastern males, both with guns. The Black SUV Mercedes is heading to New York.
REFRESH FOR UPDATES
9:45 PM PST – Shots fired at officers trying to stop the car
9:50 PM PST – Shots fired, Grenades, Explosives!
9:53 PM PST – Stolen Black SUV from State Police
9:55 PM PST – Officer down at Hazel and Dexter, Explosives, Longuns
9:56 PM PST- Setting up perimeter , Second officer DOWN. Automatic gunfire
10:00 PM PST – Explosive devices, all units retreat, ordered back. One suspect injured.
10:05 PM PST -Power down all cell phones !!! Warning Explosions! Multiple locations of explosive devices!!
10:10 PM PST – One suspect on way to hospital. One on the ground at gunpoint
10:14 PM PST – The shooting is happening at Laurel and Dexter in Watertown.
10:20 PM PST – Second Suspect in Custody, not sure if it’s him
10:22 PM PST – Explosives still on Scene
10:23 PM PST – Suspects car secured – Second Suspect need to be ID’d
10:21 PM PST – Might not have second suspect, might be still at large!
10:29 PM PST – Shooting out of the helicopter !
10:34 PM PST – Reports of mangled vehicles and shooter in hospital! no shots on children!
10:36 PM PST – CNN photojournalist reporting that a connection between tonight’s incident and Boston Bomber is apparent. Said the description matches.
10:37 PM PST – Everyone ordered of the streets!
10:39 PM EST – Children’s hospital on lockdown – Second suspect is NOT in custody!
10:41 PM PST – Military personnel pulled up according to the news
10:43 PM PST – Another explosion in Watertown reported!
10:47 PM PST – Police searching area with guns drawn. Explosion heard was deliberate by bomb squad. Search for suspect ongoing.
10:49 PM PST – Local resident says 2 men threw what appeared to be “pressure cooker bomb” at police. Bomb robot on Laurel St
10:55 PM PST – CODE BLACK Announced for Hospital!
Man being taken into custody on Nichols Ave and Quimby. Police overheard saying “he has shit all in his pockets.” twitter.com/christinawilki…
— Christina Wilkie(@christinawilkie) April 19, 2013
11:04 PM PST – 1 in custody, 1 at large. Helicopter assitance. Canines called in.
11:06 PM PST – Black jacket,light skinned with a hat
11:10 PM PST – Shots fired 14 Hazel St – Officers called in for help!
11:14 PM PST – BREAKING: Police moving to another location. getting ready for “tactical response” to response to movement in a house
11:15 PM PST – MANY SHOTS FIRED- Making Entry 14 Hazel Street! Ambulance called to location 11:17 PM PST – SUSPECT(s) have long guns ! 14 Hazel Street!
11:19 PM PST – NATIONAL GUARD, SWAT, DELTA OPS, BOSTON PD, FBI, HOMELAND SECURITY , all on scene 11:25 PM PST – Aberdeen and mount auburn 15 shots fired
11:29 PM PST – More shots fired 11:33 PM PST – Suspect(s) Connected to Marathon Bombing according to Boston Globe
VIDEO OF Shooting WAtertown
11:41 PM PST – Fox reports National Guard is On The Scene 11:43 PM PST – White male grey hoodie , armed with assault rifle extremely dangerous, explosives.
There are over 70,000 listeners on the scanner feed. You probably will not be able to get on
11:47 PM PST – Suspect has explosive device on him, extreme caution in Cambridge and Watertown
11:49 PM PST – Suspect at large , is the guy wearing a white hat that was identified in the photos of Boston Marathon Bombing!
11:57 PM PST – Explosives grenades in between houses. shots fired. dexter.
11:59 PM PST – Police is looking for a Dodge Avenger.
12:03 PM PST – Scanner identified suspects : Suspect 1: Mike Mulugeta Suspect 2: Sunil Tripathi
12:06 AM PST – Cypress and Dexter, UNITS NEEDED , “Only SWAT assets” at this time…in foot pursuit….repeat…”Only SWAT assets”
12:12 PM PST – Two Suspects confirmed to be Boston Marathon Bomber, One Dead.
12:22 AM PST – @AtwaterWCVB reporting “explosives everywhere” according to police in Watertown 12:23 AM PST – All officers report to command post at Arsenal maLL
12:26 AM PST – Officer reported down at that location!
— Andrew Kitzenberg (@AKitz) April 19, 2013
12:31 AM PST – 550 Arsenal street at Arsenal court – Meeting with MEdia
12:33 AM PST – FBI: looks “more likely” the gunmen in Watertown tonight are connected to the marathon bombings
12:35 AM PST – Explosives, pressure cooker found at crime scene in #Watertown
12:42 AM PST -Request for MBTA bus to move families from homes due to “devices’.
12:43 AM PST – Transit officer has been shot, condition unknown
1:02 AM PST – 2nd suspect may be inside Watertown building where motion detectors have gone off; SWAT on the way!
1:11 AM PST – DOD dogs needed, more explosives found
1:13 AM PST – Units heading down to DEXTER, do not use your radios!
1:19 AM PST – 89 Dexter Ave – Shots Fired
1:33 Am -PST Male peering out of the bushes, backpack.
1:34 AM PST – USE CAUTION suspect probably has explosive device on his person!!
1:36 AM PST – SUSPECT has most likely explosive device on his person. First Suspect who is dead died when device detonated!
1:51 M PST – Arsenal Court 3 INJURED OFFICERS AT COMMAND POST! Bomb.
Robot examining suspect vehicle in Watertown incident
— jraske (@jraske) April 19, 2013
1:57 AM PST – Marathon bombing suspects had only been in US for one year, both had a military background
Bombing suspects have international ties and have been in US for as long as a year, law enforcement sources say nbcnews.to/11k4DVY
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 19, 2013
2:10 AM PST – Police have sent out robocalls asking Watertown residents to stay in their homes, not to open their doors.
2:24 AM PST – Man with heavy backpack on Bike coming from Cambridge towards Boston
2:36 AM PST – Currently waiting on info for bombs at Dexter Street and in the evacuated residential neighborhood.
2:44 AM PST – NBC’s Pete Williams: “There’s been a lot of speculation 1 of these suspects is a student that went missing from Brown — NOT THE CASE
At this point I do not know for sure if Sunil Tripathi is the suspect with the white hat. His name was mentioned over the scanner.
3:16 AM PST – RECAP
officer shot and killed
gunfights/grenades in residential neighborhood
1 suspect shot…taken to hospital…had bomb strapped to chest…shot multiple times in face….dead.
2nd suspect caught, forced to strip…and later released.
pressure cooker bombs thrown at police and left in cars.
4-5 hijacked cars…at least 3 more officers wounded.
MULTIPLE explosive devices in houses, streets and vehicles.
suspect(s) still at large
police waiting for daylight…think they have one of them contained in an area.
residential area being evacuated and people being put on busses because of unexploded device
Busses have moved out.
all subway/ public transportation and ferry service suspended
Currently waiting on info for bombs at Dexter Street and in the evacuated residential neighborhood.
Following leads and conducting grid searches
3:16 AM PST – Suspects in Custody! In a car.
3:20 AM PST – REsidents of Boston on Lockdown – Ongoing Manhunt. All subways shut down.
3:33 AM PST – Neighborhood still a dangerous place with explosives left on street.
3:36 AM PST – NBC’s Pete Williams: Suspects are legal permanent residents; in US least 1 yr – possibly Turkey or Chechen refugees
3:38 AM PST – Tactical Support Team deployed, clearing AREA
3:39 AM PST – 2 Guys in handcuffs, bomb squad deployed
3:42 AM PST – AP sources: Boston bomb suspects from Russia region near Chechnya
3:49 AM PST – Surviving Boston bomb suspect identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass
3:50 AM PST – NBC’s Pete Williams reports the marathon bombing suspects are brothers
Suspects that were handcuffed from cab:
4:02 AM PST – Pipe Bomb detonated – controlled detonation. EOD is now investigating a packaged underneath road way
Boston bomber suspect at large identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass.
4:10 AM PST – Person detained near Watertown, Mass is “not a threat”; manhunt for “terrorist” continues
4:11 AM PST – Charlesgate needs to be shut down there will be a detonation!
4:18 AM PST – Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Photos from Social Network leaked
Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev’s name listed among recipients of Cambridge scholarships in 2011. The Alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar A Tsarnaev last seen on his page in Vkontakte roughly 10 hours ago via mobile .
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Photos
BREAKING: Third man has been arrested. Being called an accomplice, not yet called a suspect, reports NPR’s Dina Temple-Raston.
— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) April 19, 2013
Authorities urged residents in Watertown, Newton, Waltham, Belmont, Cambridge and the Allston-Brighton neighborhoods of Boston to stay indoors. All mass transit was shut down and businesses were asked not to open Friday. People waiting at bus and subway stops were told to go home.
“We believe this to be a terrorist,” said Boston Police Commissioner Ed David of the suspect on the loose. “We believe this to be a man who’s come here to kill people. We need to get him in custody.”
4:41 AM PST – Second Boston bombing suspect reportedly identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 22
4:46 AM PST – TAMERLAN TZARNAEV, 26, was born in Russia. He became a legal permanent resident in 2007; Killed in shootout.
Tamerlan demonstrates a way of walking to strengthen the ankle muscles at the Wai Kru Mixed Martial Arts center. A native of Chechnya, Tamerlan says: “In Russia, we used to train like this. Here nobody does it, I don’t know why!”
Photos: Johannes Hirn
4:51 AM – SWAT team to 89 Nichols to clear a building
5:22 AM PST – All officers, suspect is wearing suicide vest…extreme caution
5:36 AM PST – – SWAT team surrounding parked car. Extreme caution.
5:41 AM PST – – Yellow House 78 Dexter, Tactical Team arrived. Extreme caution. Suspect seems to have been found!! Keep cover.
5:46 AM PST – – “RAM NEEDED AT OAK STREET” Number 25.. Rocket in Basement
5:48 AM PST –– Live feed cut – EOD TEAM REQUIRED – 100k listeners on SCanner
5:52 AM PST – Suspicious Package in building found, Grey Hoodie Suspect with backpack
5:58 AM PST – Boston police are asking media outlets to avoid broadcasting tactical positions of homes that are being searched.
6:01 AM PST – “Sir he is posting online I will kill all of you like you killed my brother”
6:04 AM PST – 480 Asenole street. Suspect with white backpack, gray hoodie
6:10 AM PST – Scanner feed is now showing over 150,000 listeners. Suspect not yet located!
6:46 AM PST – Police put out bulletin for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s car, Honda MA plates, 316-ES9
6:49 AM PST – Real Twitter Account : @Dzhokhar_
7: 45 AM PST – A Suspect at gun point. White male brown jacket, Device is in his jacket. 810 arsenal st
7:48 AM PST – This is not the suspect they were looking for, another suspect who also seems to be holding a device! Limited radio traffic.
8:12 AM PST – EOD Robot is trying to remove jacket from suspect on the ground !
8:16 AM PST – Officers definitely saw device on suspect
The father of suspected Boston Marathon bomber called on his son today to give up peacefully, but warned the U.S. that if his son is killed “all hell will break loose.”
8:22 AM PST – Robot is on suspect now, want to interview suspect as soon as possible. Second robot and bearcat requested.
8:31 AM PST – Washington and Marginal.. Jumper on Overpass. Tactical team onto it..
8:42 AM PST – Second Bearcat on scene
8:48 AM PST – 4 Robots are operating on the suspect.
8:51 AM PST – Military EOD Team moving to Arsenal Hall
9:12 AM PST – Blackhawks all over CNN footage now, Army’s moved in
9:40 AM PST – Real Twitter Account found @J_tsar
@mellochamp and they what “god hates dead people?” Or victims of tragedies? Lol those people are cooked
— Jahar (@J_tsar) April 16, 2013
There are people that know the truth but stay silent & there are people that speak the truth but we don’t hear them cuz they’re the minority
— Jahar (@J_tsar) April 16, 2013
9:45 AM PST – Residents in Watertown, Newton, Waltham, Belmont, Cambridge, Brookline, Boston are STILL advised to stay indoors
9:51 AM PST – They are going to blow a house up as a precautionary measure. (Earlier reports stated that a rocket was found in basement)
9:55 AM PST – Man is holding woman hostage with a gun ! Not sure if related.
10:07 AM PST – Police is calling the house with the hostage
10:08 AM PST – Woman is coming to the door. Stand by.
10:12 AM PST – They have the woman that was held hostage. In communication with suspect..
10:31 AM PST – No Update on the man that held woman hostage, seems to be unrelated. Can’t confirm.
10:36 AM PST – Mass. Emergency Mgmt. Official: ‘If you are at work [in #watertown], we encourage you to go home
10:55 AM PST – 2 F15’s just took off from Barnes AIr Force Base with burners on headed East
11:38 Am PST – National Guards searching homes with high power rifles on hand. Military Humvees lining the streets.
11:43 AM PST – In search of Suspect Vehicle: License Plate Number 93NN73, 1995 Gray Honda Odyssey
12:00 PM PST – Possible Suspect Vehicle located, FBI wants Police to take them down as soon as anybody gets in the Car.
12:21 AM PST – They have somebody proned out on the floor.
12:38 PM PST – found a device with multiple circuit boards in house at Willow and Dexter.
12:49 PM PST – Investigators at Boston apt. of bombing suspects; called a “bomb making factory”
1:02 PM PST – The search for the Odyssey has ended. The car has been located by Mass. State Police
1:05 PM PST – Police Officer Richard Donahue, injured in shootout is out of surgery. Condition is critical but stable.
1:08 PM PST – UPDATE: Last night’s 7-11 robbery in Cambridge was NOT related to the bombing suspects, CBS source – @CharlieKayeCBS
1:22 PM PST – Suspicious vehicle, another Honda – Need EOD team by Springfield and Bellmount ST
After his brother was shot by police, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev drove over him, 2 law enforcement officials said (older reports)
1:32 PM PST – Got a suspect proned out !
1:36 PM EST – Boston Police advise there will be a briefing at 5 PM
1:46 PM EST – Police recover 7 bombs while searching for Boston suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, some at Cambridge house, some in Watertown
1:49 PM EST – Newsbreaker Video about Suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev (LINK)
1:52 PM EST – FBI checking cars on Ferry from New Haven, CT to Long Island – CBS
3:13 PM PST – Press Conference: @MassStatePolice: “We do not have an apprehension of our suspect this afternoon, but we will have one, We are going to draw back our tactical teams, Order to “stay in place” has been lifted. “We can return to living our lives” – “remain vigilant”. “I don’t have any direct knowledge that he’s here in the Boston area; his ties indicate that he is here.”
3:28 PM EST – Possible Suspect Located in woods – switching channels
— NewsBreaker(@NewsBreaker) April 19, 2013
3:38 AM PST : Police Scanner feeds have been cut, shortly after suspect in woods was announced
3:57 PM PST – Shots Fired Franklin Street Watertown
4:03 PM PST – All unit hold fire. Gas going into the boat. Shots fired. DUMMY ROUNDS FIRED AT THE BOAT. No officer fires unless fired on.
4:04 PM PST – Dozens of emergency vehicles rushing, lights and sirens, to area where “rapid gunfire” has been heard in Watertown, MA
4:05 PM PST – FOX reported suspect Down (can’t confirm, did not hear it myself)
4:07 PM PST – MOVEMENT ON BOAT – SUSPECT SHOT.
4:09 PM PST – Man pinned down in Watertown believed to be Boston marathon bombing suspect.
4:10 PM PST – Suspect appears to be alive, legs moving
4:13 PM PST – They’re going to tip boat over with armored car. Movement in boat.
4:15 PM PST – Armored Truck moving in . WATCH YOUR MIC. Gas thrown into House. Any police officers rear off the garage evacuate immediately.
4:18 PM PST – Be aware of crossfire situations. Tarp coming off.
4:21 PM PST – BATTERY SWITCH LOCATED ON TOP OF THE BOAT
4:24 PM PST – All units maintaining radio silence. Fox still reporting 2nd suspect down.
Fox news reported a woman called police and said she found bloody clothes and blood on the boat in the back of her house…
4: 28 PM PST – FBI IS AT THE REAR OF THE BOAT PRONE. FBI INVESTIGATED THE OLDEST BROTHER 2 YEARS AGO UNDER TERRORIST SUSPICIONS
4:34 PM PST – Most of the cover removed from boat ! No movement reported.
4:36 PM PST – Eyes on the boat no movement
4:40 PM EST – Full Gallon Tank on Boat- Movement reported, Suspect sitting up.
4:42 PM PST – Looks like Suspect is sitting up again. center of boat now fence side
4:45 P PST – Flame on boat reported !! Explosive device suspected
4:52 PM PST – Open Garage door- Canine on scene.
4:54 PM PST – Fox reporting quick 3 blasts, Local news reporting loud pops
4:56 PM PST – No movement. Negotiations on way.
4:59 PM PST – On his back. Negative movement.
5:01 PM PST – Negotiator on Scene.
5:05 PM PST – Movement – Arms are moving.
— Peter Wilson (@PetesWire) April 19, 2013
5:15 PM PST :”MAKE RUN FOR FUEL..WE ALSO HAVE A PROBLEM WITH YOUR DOWNLINK, ITS BEING BROADCAST ON THE INTERNET.””YOU WANT THAT DOWNLINK TERMINATED SIR?””THATS AFFIRMATIVE”
5:17 PM PST : Media being pushed back
5:21 PM PST – Watch your microphones – OPEN MIC – Watch your Mic
5:27 PM PST – @BostonDotcom: Neighbors say police officers have told them the suspect in the Watertown backyard is covered in blood.
5:32 PM PST – Helicopter getting more fuel. Officers waiting.
5: 40 PM PST – HRT only–hostage rescue team – SUSPECT IN CUSTODY. STILL A HOT SCENE. MEDIC, MEDIC
5:48 PM PST – Suspect alive and in custody.
5:52 PM PST – Suspect being questioned
5:55 PM PST – Local time 20.15: suspect officially confirmed apprehended.
Great job everyone, thanks GLP, Ustream for the Scanner !! Way ahead of the MEDIA!!!
Officially signing off – almost 20 hours live blog 🙂