Live Updates: Marathon Bomber Manhunt Focuses on Watertown, Shots Fired


On Friday, Apr. 19, police captured one of the two suspects in Monday’s attack on the Boston Marathon, following a massive shootout in the suburb of Watertown, Mass. The city of Boston and surrounding areas had been on lockdown all-day until around 6:00 p.m. TIME is no longer updating this page regularly, but keep visiting’s homepage for ongoing coverage of the Boston bombing investigation.

10:16 p.m.: TIME’s Zeke Miller recaps the President’s press conference, which just ended:

President Barack Obama entered the White House briefing room Friday after 10 p.m. to congratulate the people of Massachusetts for their “resolve and determination,” and lawmakers for their “professionalism, and bravery.”

“We’ve closed an important chapter in this tragedy,” Obama said, acknowledging the “unanswered questions” — why two men turned on their adopted city and country.

“All in all it’s been a tough week, but we’ve seen the character of our country once more,”…

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