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Overnight chaos in Boston

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Been listening to police scanner activity online from Boston this evening - planning to stay up for a while now...

Police officer murdered on campus at MIT. Sounds like it happened at a 7-11. One suspect caught, another is on the run.

Reports of explosives, grenades, and gunfire going off in and around Watertown and Auburn sections of Boston.

News is breaking of the murder. News just broke moments ago of the explosions.
Boston Globe is reporting that these are the suspects in the marathon bombing.

Shoot out outside my room in Watertown.

PD claiming IED's on the street. Everyone stay off of laurel st.

Crashed cop car with all windows shot out in our driveway
7News ‏@7News now
BREAKING: From 7's Steve Cooper: According to source, 1 suspect dead, 2nd person on run.
ABC News is saying that a suspect is in custody - apparently a man of middle eastern descent.
ABC is also saying that the second suspect was not killed, but is on the run. So no suspects have been killed.
BPD scanner has identified the names : Suspect 1: Mike Mulugeta Suspect 2: Sunil Tripathi.

Tripathi is a student who has been missing for nearly a month.
Sounds like the one suspect in custody has died at the hospital.
BREAKING: Boston Police Commish Ed Davis has confirmed that "black hat" suspect is dead.

Michael Skolnik @MichaelSkolnik 1m
"black hat" suspect is Mike Mulugeta. We believe his DOB is 10-29-91
Learning from scene near #LaurelSt and #HazelSt -several undetonated devices, on the road. Some could be pressure cooker-like. #7News
A suspicious package has been reported in the area of 500 Memorial Drive.

Michael Skolnik @MichaelSkolnik 1m
police are at house right now where there are motion devices. waiting for bomb squad/FBI to show up to help them. could be safe house.
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BREAKING: NBC's Pete Williams says marathon bombing suspects came from oversees. Had only been in US for a yr. Both had military background

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BREAKING: NBC: -- suspects ambushed a cop, carjacked someone, led police on a chase, got out w/ bomb strapped to chest, started shooting
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BREAKING: NBC: Authorities considering shutting down transit system in and around Watertown if "terrorist" isn't caught soon
Buses being brought in to Watertown, Massachusetts; residents may have to leave as police search - @JHall7News
RT @boston_police: #CommunityAdvisory: Businesses in area of 480 Arsenal St in Watertown closed til furher notice. Employees instructed...
Several neighborhoods around the area - all trains shut down, all subway and commuter rails shut down. No vehicle traffic.
MIT cancels classes for today.

@harvard: Harvard is closed due to public safety concerns. Please watch Harvard's Emergency page for updates: http://hvrd.me/11IJrsK People are coming home but afraid to go in their homes...white male dark hair trying to catch a ride with vehicles, Beacon Park Road...black jacket, black bag, trying to flag down vehicles...

"A short time later, police received reports of an armed carjacking by two males in the area of Third Street in Cambridge. The victim was carjacked at gunpoint by two males and was kept in the car with the suspects for approximately a half hour. The victim was released at a gas station on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. He was not injured."

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