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Marathon Bombings Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev Severely Injured

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Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev "was severely injured in most likely the shootout that occurred" overnight Thursday, though he may also have been hurt in an exchange of gunfire Friday night in Watertown, Massachusetts, Boston police Commissioner Ed Davis said.

The suspect did not have explosives on him at the time of capture, according to Davis.

President Barack Obama said at the conclusion of the Boston Marathon bombings manhunt on Friday night that "we've closed an important chapter in this tragedy."

He said that he has instructed Homeland Security, law enforcement and intelligence officials to continue to deploy resources to support the investigation of the Boston bombings.

 

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