As Twitchy reported, a tense and terrifying situation tonight as police have reportedly surrounded Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after a barrage of gunfire.
Children were evacuated from the scene. Most reports so far, thankfully, indicate that the children are not hurt.
@maksimc CNN reports several children being evacuated from area of latest gunfire.Officers carrying small children from scene #watertown
— Kim Helton (@KimHelton1) April 19, 2013
— Ama Daetz (@AmaABC7) April 19, 2013
.@cbsboston reports police evacuating small children from homes near shooting site in #Watertown. @kdkaradio @tunein kdka.com
— Bill Rehkopf (@BillyRayKDKA) April 19, 2013
Woman with several children being helped out / evacuated out of the police scene.Maybe her house? Or neighbors
— WCG88 (@WestCoastGal88) April 19, 2013
CNN #BREAKING: “Children” seen being evacuated and “taken to ambulances” by scene where #BostonBombing suspect is cornered in #Watertown
— Marlow Stern (@MarlowNYC) April 19, 2013
.@cnn producer reporting an officer is “racing” a young girl in his arms away from scene. He’s seeing other children evacuated. #manhunt
— Will Glover (@PCNHWill) April 19, 2013
WBZ: 4 civilians (outside, including children)have been evacuated from scene.
— Edward Champion (@drmabuse) April 19, 2013
At Coolidge Corner where shots were fired about 30 min ago. #WatertownManhunt #MaStatePolice #ShotsFired twitter.com/CBS6Julia/stat…
— Julia Dunn (@CBS6Julia) April 19, 2013
View from camera of @tvnicol crew, reporting from scene. Says suspect is surrounded. twitter.com/tvnicol/status…
— Brian Taff (@briantaff6abc) April 19, 2013
Saw two families evacuated..running with State Police. Children in arms of police, younger adults sprinting. They’re safe. #fox25 #watertown
— J. Platt (@jenyp) April 19, 2013
Witness reports officers carrying children to waiting ambulance. Police still engaging possible suspect. #watertown @cnn
— Karen DaltonBeninato (@kbeninato) April 19, 2013
Oh god, this is Watertown. WATERTOWN. Should not be a war zone. RT @paulaebbenwbz Police running with children in their arms #wbz
— Rachael (@meeka87) April 19, 2013
Police evacuating young children from #Watertown location where suspect is believed to be. #BreakingNews twitter.com/MarcusSolis7/s…
— Marcus Solis (@MarcusSolis7) April 19, 2013
Another Twitter user tweeting from a couple of houses away reports that he is now hiding in the basement.
More gun shots. We’re in the basement.
— LukeJB (@tigerteam) April 19, 2013
We continue to pray for the safety of the police and the innocent civilians in the area.
Twitchy will continue to monitor this situation and update with further developments.
Alive and in custody! Applause breaks out; Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is taken into custody; Update: ‘The terror is over; Justice has won’; Update: ‘We got him,’ pics
Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/04/19/terrifying-scene-police-running-with-children-in-their-arms-as-police-surround-boston-bombing-suspect-pics/