|Suspect number 1 killed|
|Suspect number 1 captured|
|Suspect number 1 in Black hat, Suspect 2 in White hat|
|Shootout in MIT|
|Suspect 1 in black hat, suspect 2 in white hat|
BOSTON— A police chase and shootout ensued with one marathon bombing suspect being captured here, the Boston Globe reported.
Federal agents trooped to the neighboring Watertown after local police were involved in a car chase and shootout with at least two suspects. During the pursuit, officers could be heard on police radio traffic describing the suspects as having grenades and other explosives.
An alert sent issued to fellow officers, the suspect who remained at large was referred to as the "one with the white hat" seen in the photos released by the bureau on Thursday. The other suspect who Police believe suspect number 1 with black hat was killed in the shootout.
Dozens of police officers, many of them off-duty, searched backyards in search of the second suspect, and a police perimeter of several blocks was established. K9 units and SWAT teams searched homes on Spruce Street as officers searched an SUV the suspects had abandoned.
The Watertown shootout occurred after a shooting at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology late Thursday. A police officer was shot and taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The campus was placed on lockdown for several hours, and students were told to remain indoors.