Media Briefing on Boston Bombings: No Apprehension Made
Officials in Massachusetts gave a press conference to update the media on the status of the Tsarnaev brothers and the Boston bombings. Gov Patrick and Boston Mayor Menino started the press conference:
Governor started by stating that they will not be able to take questions and made the following points. The governor thanked the members of the public for respecting their request to say indoors. The request continues for the time being. There are continued developments in the investigation. It's important that people remain inside and not open the door unless there is a uniformed officer at their door.
Mayor Menino spoke and thanked first responders and repeated much of what the governor had just said regarding staying indoors.
Timothy Alben - Massachusetts State Police also spoke and made two points:
- 1) there is no apprehension at this time
- 2) warned that there will be a controlled detonation of a device before police search a residence.
Also updated the media that there have been new leads they are working on at this time, and in approximately an hour they will give another update.