Major Police Activity in Watertown, Outside Boston
KREX News Room
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP)- Police are converging on a neighborhood outside Boston where there are reports of explosives being detonated, and police are telling reporters to turn off their cell phones.
Police and the National Guard are in Watertown, where the media have reported hearing gunfire and explosions.
A helicopter has been circling overhead. Earlier in the evening an MIT police officer was shot and killed.
The FBI issued a statement early Friday saying, "We are aware of the law enforcement activity in the greater Boston area. The situation is ongoing. We are working with local authorities to determine what happened."
According to the Boston Globe, one Marathon bombing suspect is in custody and the search for another suspect is still on in Watertown.
An employee of CBS Boston station WBZ-TV on the scene says one person has been taken into custody. Another suspect was reported to be at large.
Attached is a picture posted on Twitter of a suspected shooter.