Tamerlan Tsarnaev deceased Release of suspect photos[ edit ] Jeff Bauman was immediately adjacent to one of the bombs and lost both legs; he wrote while in the hospital: The public sent authorities a deluge of photographs and videos, which were scrutinized by both authorities and online public social networks. Collier of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Department six times  in an attempt to steal his gun, which they could not get out because of the holster's retention system.
Boston Marathon terror attack timeline Boston bombings On April 15,double bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured at least The bombs exploded 12 seconds apart near the marathon's finish line on Boylston Street.
The bombs were contained in pressure cookers, hidden inside backpacks, according to the FBI. Lingzi Lua graduate student at Boston University.
She was originally from China. April 15, - At approximately 2: The bombs explode within seconds of each other, about yards apart. We'll find out why they did this. Any responsible individuals, any responsible groups, will feel the full weight of justice.
Officials confirm that there were only two bombs, despite earlier reports that other unexploded devices had been found.
Authorities, including bomb experts, search an apartment in Revere, Massachusetts and remove items. Officials caution that there are no clear suspects and the motive remains unknown. April 17, - A federal law enforcement official tells CNN that the lid to Boston bombings pressure cooker thought to have been used in the bombings has been found on a rooftop at the scene.
Purported miscommunication between government officials lead several news organizations, including CNN, to report prematurely that a suspect has been arrested and is in custody.
April 18, - Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, an expert on victim compensation, is announced as the administrator of the One Fund Boston, a fund to assist individuals affected by the attacks. At a press conference, the FBI releases pictures of the suspects they are seeking in connection with the bombings.
The suspects are later identified as brothers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Late in the evening, Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier is shot and killed on campus. Soon after, Tsarnaev brothers carjack a driver in Cambridge.
The driver is released about 30 minutes later. As the police chase them, Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev throw explosives out the windows and exchange gunfire with officers. Tamerlan is wounded and later dies at Beth Israel Hospital.
He had bullet wounds and injuries from an explosion, according to officials.
April 19, - Boston police identify the bombers as Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, brothers from Cambridge, Massachusetts. They are of Chechen origin and legally immigrated to the United States. Tamerlan is identified as the person killed in the encounter with police while Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a student at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, remains at large.
Throughout the day, hundreds of law enforcement officers go door-to-door on 20 streets in Watertown, looking for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who authorities believe is still in Massachusetts.
Boston-area residents are asked by authorities to stay inside as the hunt continues for Tsarnaev. Between 6 and 7 p. Law enforcement agents later take Tsarnaev into custody. He is hospitalized in serious condition. April 22, - Tsarnaev is charged with one count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death and one count of malicious destruction of property by means of an explosive device resulting in death.
May 1, - Three year-olds are arrested in connection with the bombings. The three men are accused of helping Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the bombing.Jun 03, · View the Boston Marathon bombing Fast Facts on CNN and read information about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's death penalty case.
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Some of Boston’s finest chefs, including Ming Tsai and Ken Oringer (pictured) participated in a ballpark benefit for the One Fund. On the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, the city remembered those lost and celebrated the strength of survivors. Apr 15, · Watch video · The Boston Marathon Bombing was a terrorist attack that occurred on April 15, , when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding more.
Jun 03, · View the Boston Marathon bombing Fast Facts on CNN and read information about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's death penalty case.