CAPTURE TIMELINE Boston Marathon Suspects: Suspect #1 Dead, Suspect #2 in Custody


THU APR 18 2013 05:00 PM EDT — FBI releases photos and videos of two suspects investigators believe are behind Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing.

The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

One of photos submitted to FBI … CROWDSOURCING MANHUNT and OFFICIAL POLICE MANHUNT for specific suspects begins (CROWDSOURCING — to combine the efforts of crowds of volunteers to directly benefit from the outcome).

THU APR 18 2013 10:00 PM EDT — Police respond to incident (robbery at 7-ELEVEN), 600 Technology Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts (exact location not concerned).

THU APR 18 2013 10:30 PM EDT — Police officer at MIT shot in his police car near MIT at Vassar and Main Street.

FRI APR 19 2013 MIDNIGHT EDT — MIT police officer in critical condition

FRI APR 19 2013 12:15 AM EDT — MIT police officer confirmed dead from GSW.

FRI APR 19 2013 12:30 AM EDT — Police search MIT campus.

FRI APR 19 2013 01:00 AM EDT — Police converge on MIT

FRI APR 19 2013 01:21 AM EDT — Report of carjacking by “middle eastern” men in the area of Third Street in Cambridge. Victim/driver held for about 30 minutes and released near gas station on Memorial Drive in Cambridge.

FRI APR 19 2013 01:21 AM EDT — Police pursuit shortly after report of carjacking with suspects throwing explosives from the Mercedes SUV as pursuit headed into Watertown.

FIRST SHOOTOUT: Witnesses in Watertown, Massachusetts report hearing explosions and a gunbattle as police converged on the area. Dozens of police officers and FBI agents are on the scene (YouTube Michael Julakis/WCVB/CNN).

FRI APR 19 2013 01:35 AM EDT — Gunfight, explosions near Dexter Avenue and Laurel Street, Watertown.

FRI APR 19 2013 01:44 AM EDT — Suspects leave backpacks on street; bomb squad responds.

FRI APR 19 2013 01:46 AM EDT — FBI responding to Watertown, MA.

FRI APR 19 2013 02:04 AM EDT — Boston police investigate abandoned SUV at Lincoln and Spruce, Watertown.

FRI APR 19 2013 02:15 AM EDT — National Guard observed in Watertown, MA.

FRI APR 19 2013 02:18 AM EDT — Police report suspects have long guns.

FRI APR 19 2013 02:23 AM EDT — Sky lit up with explosion during/after shootout.

FRI APR 19 2013 02:37 AM EDT — WHDH news reports one suspect may be dead.

FRI APR 19 2013 02:40 AM EDT –Massachusetts State Police report there may be more than two suspects.

FRI APR 19 2013 02:57 AM EDT — Police scanner traffic: Suspect at large “extremely armed and dangerous” … “could have an IED explosive device on him”.

FRI APR 19 2013 03:17 AM EDT — Police in pursuit with K-9 units.

FRI APR 19 2013 03:37 AM EDT — Police scanner traffic confirms description of suspect: “White male with a dark complexion or Middle Eastern male with dark curly hair and a gray hoodie.”

BPD scanner has identified the names : Suspect 1: Mike Mulugeta Suspect 2: Sunil Tripathi. THIS INFORMATION TURNS OUT TO NOT BE THE PRIMARY TARGET SUSPECTS.

FRI APR 19 2013 03:42 AM EDT — MASS STATE POLICE: Watertown residents warned to stay indoors.

FRI APR 19 2013 03:45 AM EDT — Police searching door to door.

FRI APR 19 2013 04:00 AM EDT — Police begin controlled detonations of devices left by suspects. Residents in neighborhood evacuated. Residents along chase route where bombs were thrown from chase vehicle also evacuated.

FRI APR 19 2013 04:06 AM EDT — Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says the Boston Marathon bombing suspect wearing a black hat on Monday has died.

FRI APR 19 2013 04:23 AM EDT — Boston police have tweet photo of the suspect at large. State police press conference on suspect #2: “we believe this to be a terrorist. We believe this to be a man who has come here to kill people.”

FRI APR 19 2013 04:06 AM EDT — Robot checks suspects’ car.

Tense time for neighbors: jraske on Twitter sends photos of street in front of family’s house minutes after shootout while peering out front window to street below.

FRI APR 19 2013 05:23 AM EDT — MIT cancels all classes.

FRI APR 19 2013 05:28 AM EDT — Press conference from physicians reporting Suspect #1 died of multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, and a blast injury from an explosive device.

FRI APR 19 2013 05:59 AM EDT — Harvard University closed for safety concerns.

FRI APR 19 2013 06:18 AM EDT — View from house in Watertown SWAT surrounding …

FRI APR 19 2013 07:15 AM EDT — Report that suspect may have slipped the perimeter … police still searching. Police are gathering in riot gear.

FRI APR 19 2013 08:45 AM EDT — Brief gunfire then women in red jacket or sweatshirt brought out of home on corner of Willow Park and Quimby St Watertown, MA.

FRI APR 19 2013 08:54 AM EDT — Bullet-ridden Mercedes SUV towed away from scene at high speed.

FRI APR 19 2013 02:14 PM EDT — Blackhawk helicopters overhead. Police follow leads and involved in searches, including door-to-door searches ongoing all day.

FRI APR 19 2013 07:00 PM EDT — Homeowner spotted blood and body in a tarp-covered boat parked in his backyard. Search helicopter crew also reports heat signature in boat using FLIR (Forward Looking Infrared) imaging device on board the helicopter.

FRI APR 19 2013 07:50 PM EDT — Suspect #2 believed to be inside a boat covered by a tarp at 67 Franklin Street. Multiple (~20) shots heard) … also about eight explosions heard in the backyard at 67 Franklin Street.

BEFORE SECOND SHOOUTOUT: Police on loudspeaker announcing to fellow officers that someone is in the boat, and ordering Suspect #2 to surrender.

SECOND SHOOTOUT: 67 Franklin Street in Watertown.

FRI APR 19 2013 08:45 PM EDT — Suspect #2 in custody from the backyard of 67 Franklin Street.


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