a look back at the five-day timeline of events, from the first explosion at the Boston Marathon, leading up to Friday's manhunt.
Monday, two bombs went off within seconds of each other near the finish line of
the Boston Marathon on Monday, just before 3 p.m. Boston time.
night, three people were confirmed dead and dozens were seriously injured.
By Wednesday, the FBI
released pictures of the bombs, giving a better idea of what was in them,
including BBs and nails contained in pressure cookers.
Thursday afternoon, the
FBI released photos and video of the two suspects, asking for the public's help
in identifying them.
At night, shots were fired
on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, just outside of
Boston. One officer was confirmed dead after being shot multiple times.
Two armed men carjacked an
SUV in Cambridge, holding the driver hostage for about a half hour before
letting the driver go. Police pursued the vehicle and the suspects inside threw
out explosive devices during the chase.
A shootout ensued, with
one of the suspects hit. He was pronounced dead and identified as Tamerlan
A manhunt began for his
19-year-old brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Around 8 a.m. Friday Boston
time, the police commissioner said all residents must stay in their homes as
they search for the surviving suspect.
Three hours later, state
police announced they would be going door to door in Watertown, outside of
Boston, in search of the suspect.
Around 6 p.m. Tucson time,
the suspect was captured with two gunshot wounds in his neck and leg.