Breaking news this afternoon: CNN is reporting that Boston investigators have identified a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.
According to CNN, authorities have an image of a suspect carrying, and perhaps dropping, a black bag at the second Boston bombing scene.
— Jimmy Holt (@jimmyktown) April 17, 2013
CNN: possible suspect identified in Boston terror bombing. Department store video helpful, officials say
— West Wing Reports (@WestWingReport) April 17, 2013
BREAKING NEWS: Source: Authorities have an image of a suspect carrying, and perhaps dropping, a black bag at the second bombing scene.
— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) April 17, 2013
"Dark-skinned" male seen in video from Lord & Taylor Dept store in Boston. He is the suspect in the bombing.
— FrenchJewInTexas (@SCNTEXAS) April 17, 2013
Twitchy will continue to monitor this news and update with further developments.
Suspect described as "dark-skinned male" says @JohnKingCNN, adding was given further description but won't inflame intentions by repeating
— Toby Harnden (@tobyharnden) April 17, 2013
CNN’s John King reports that a suspect has been arrested:
John King: "Arrest has been made"
— Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) April 17, 2013
John King on CNN saying "an arrest has been made"…based on surveillance video #bostonmarathon
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) April 17, 2013
Arrest was made based on Lord and Taylor surveillance video near second bombing at Boston Marathon – John King CNN
— Anthony De Rosa (@AntDeRosa) April 17, 2013
Yup, John King of #cnn says feds id'd suspect from surveillance footage from Lord & Taylor camera; has been arrested.
— vernejgay (@vernejgay) April 17, 2013
CNN: Federal law enforcement official said arrest was made based on two independent videos showing the suspect.
— Prudence (@dennygirltwo) April 17, 2013
Fox News says the same:
Fox News confirms an arrest has been made in the Boston Bombing.
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) April 17, 2013
.@FoxNews saying they are confirming an arrest has been made in Boston.
— CatsPolitics (@CatsPolitics) April 17, 2013
NBC reports the opposite:
US Attorney's Office in Boston says no arrest has been made – @PeteWilliamsNBC
— David Wyllie (@journodave) April 17, 2013
NBC: No arrest made in Boston Marathon bomb blast.
— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) April 17, 2013
For updates on the arrest — or imminent arrest — see here.