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04.20.13

News Footage of the Boston Bomber Chase

From the wild firefight in Watertown to the crowd erupting in applause after his capture, see the most dramatic moments from the pursuit of the terrorist suspect.

Suspect Fled on Foot

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev fled Thursday's firefight on foot, Mass. State Police Col. Timothy Alben told reporters Friday evening. He remained at large. Still, the authorities re-opened Boston's subway and lifted the request to stay indoors.

Gunshots in Watertown

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Late Friday evening, NBC broadcast new video of the latest firefight in Watertown. The police and SWAT teams engaged a possible suspect.

'Alive, Captured, In Custody'

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“It's over,” NBC's local affiliate reported around 8:42 p.m. Friday night, as police brought Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev into custody, ending the manhunt.

Police to Watertown: 'It Was A Pleasure'

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Armored police vehicles rolled down Watertown's streets, lights flashing, following Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's capture Friday, and residents—no longer hiding in their homes—erupted in cheers. Then one officer took to his loudspeaker.

'We're Exhausted, Folks...'

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'...but we have a victory here tonight,' said Col. Alben, not one hour after Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was arrested.

'Thank You, Thank You, Thank You'

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After the suspect was taken into custody, Boston Mayor Tom Menino expressed his gratitude to the police, the media and the public. “We'll get better,” he said of his city.

Obama: 'This Has Been A Tough Week'

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“As Americans, we refuse to be terrorized,” President Obama said Friday night after the arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He added that the people of West, Texas, who are recovering from a fertilizer plant explosion, “are not forgotten.”