Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick updated the media and the public on Friday about the events that had taken place in the manhunt for the two suspects involved in the bombing of the Boston Marathon on Monday. He confirmed to press assembled in Watertown, Massachusetts, that one of the two suspects in the bombing has been killed. Boston’s police commissioner urged residents of the city o Boston to “shelter in place.”
“We’ve had a very rapidly developing situation over the course of the night,” Patrick began. “Suspect one is dead. Suspect two is on the run.”
“We have an MBTA officer who is seriously wounded and he’s in surgery right now,” Patrick added. “We have an MIT security office who has been killed.”
He said that the Boston transit service has been suspended in order to facilitate a massive and ongoing manhunt. “We’ve got every assed that we can possibly muster on the ground right now,” Patrick said. He asked for the public’s assistance to help them keep safe.
Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said that the “shelter in place” request from police to the public has been extended to the entire city of Boston.
Watch the press conference below via Fox News Channel:
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