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Obama to speak on capture of Boston suspect

3 years 5 months 1 week ago April 19, 2013 Apr 19, 2013 Friday, April 19 2013 April 19, 2013 7:52 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: AE Stevenson

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will speak from the White House Friday night following the capture of a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been hiding in a boat in a Watertown, Mass., neighborhood.

Tsarnaev is in serious condition following an exhange of gunfire with police. His older brother was killed earlier Friday in a furious attempt to escape police.

Obama was briefed on the situation throughout the day by Attorney General Eric Holder, FBI Director Robert Mueller and other national security officials.

 

 

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