BREAKING NEWS: “Suspect down” reported in manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev - SEE UPDATES

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Chatter on police scanners and on twitter is that the “suspect is down” in the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

10 or 15 minutes ago a woman called the police reporting bloody clothes near her boat in her back yard.  Police began to investigate the boat when a volley of heavy gunfire took place. 

Police now have a bomb seeking robot investigating the boat. 

We will update with any new information

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LIVE UPDATES AFTER THE JUMP (refresh for new updates)!

UPDATE 1: Here’s a photo of just outside the scene:

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UPDATE 2: CBS is reporting that the suspect is in a “standoff” with police.  However, I’m still hearing reports that the suspect is down.  Perhaps this just means they’re exercising caution before moving into the scene. 

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UPDATE 3: Fox News is reporting that a “foreign government” may have warned the US Government about the older brother Tamerlan.  Apparently the Feds investigated Tamerlan, spoke to him but found nothing.  

UPDATE 4: Local News is reporting that the supect is alive, surrounded, still moving.

UDPATE 5: CBS is also reporting suspect is alive, surrounded, and moving:

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UPDATE 6: Again, another report that the older brother Tamerlan was investigated years ago. 

UPDATE 7: Here’s a Google photo of the backyard where suspect is hiding. You can see the boat trailer in the yard:

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Link to the location on Google maps.  

UPDATE 8: Boston Globe is reporting that the SWAT team has removed the boat cover and that the suspect is no longer moving:

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UPDATE 9: Scanner chatter indicates that he is moving in the back of the boat.

UPDATE 10: Here’s a photo of the boat itself, with the cover over it:

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UPDATE 11: Bomb sniffing robot headed to the boat:

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UPDATE 12: More shots fired.

UPDATE 13: "8 explosions"

UPDATE 14: 8 to 10 explosions

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UPDATE 15: Explosions may be flash bangs set off by law enforcement:

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UPDATE 16: Cops on the ground are worried that he might still be wearing a suicide bomb vest:

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UPDATE 17: CNN is reporting that police used gas and flashbangs to weaken and disorient him

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UPDATE 18: Suspect is still moving, according to scanner from the helicopter:

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UPDATE 19:  Here’s a photo from earlier this evening, SWAT team running toward the back yard where Suspect 2 is hiding

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UPDATE 20: It appears the boat may now be on fire.  

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UPDATE 21: Reports indicate that he is covered in blood:

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UPDATE 22: Uh Oh. The boat owner is telling authorities that the boat has 40 gallons of gas in it.

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UPDATE 23: This is from earlier tonight, cop carrying little girl away from the scene:

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UPDATE 24: The older brother apparently traveled to Moscow in 2012 and was away for 6 months.  Where did he go after he landed in Moscow? 

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UPDATE 25: NBC is reporting that there is a negotiator on the scene:

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UPDATE 26: Boston Globe is reporting that three additional people have been taken into custody.  No word on whether they are suspects or important witnesses. I would imagine there are a lot of people who will be asked to answer questions:

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UPDATE 27: Boston Globe’s photographer can hear the police negotiators: 

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UPDATE 28: Suspect in custody!

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