Saturday, April 20, 2013
The moment police found the Boston 'bomber': Extraordinary thermal-imaging photos revealed wounded suspect hiding in boat
He remained in hospital today and was described as clinging to life as Gov. Deval Patrick said: 'I hope he survives, because we have a million questions.'
The secret service's top interrogators are now waiting to quiz him as he is treated in the same hospital where 11 victims are still recovering.
Police regularly use them to find out whether marijuana is being grown inside a house with heat lamps.
The mayor of Boston, Thomas Menino, was quoted by the Boston Globe as taking to the police scanner to exclaim, 'We got him'.
'I have never loved this city and its people more than I do today. Nothing can defeat the heart of this city .. nothing.'
Relieved law enforcement officers began cheering and clapping after he was arrested and thousands of jubilant members of the public took to the streets to salute their hard work.
Dzhokhar's older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, lay dead following a furious fire-fight alongside his younger brother with police on Thursday which left one officer dead.
Henneberry became the day's unusual hero when he decided to check on his beloved boat moments after police lifted a Boston-wide lock-down believing they wouldn't find the younger suspect.
On spotting him inside Henneberry 'freaked out' and ran inside to call police - who dispatched the helicopter
'So he got out of the boat fast and called police.'
'That boat's his baby. He takes care of it like you wouldn't believe. And they told him it's all shot up,' Pizzuto said. He's going to be heartbroken.'
'There was an exchange of gunfire,' confirmed Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis at a news conference.
Authorities, using a bullhorn, had called on the suspect to surrender: 'Come out with your hands up.'