Several media outlets are reporting that police have a identified a suspect in today’s horrific bombings and are guarding the suspect in a hospital:
A suspect has been ID'ed according to @TeamCavuto
— NTARC (@NTARC) April 15, 2013
NY Post says Authorities have a identified a suspect, who is currently being guarded in a Boston hospital with shrapnel wounds. #tcot
— Hammy ✈ (@e2pilot) April 15, 2013
BREAKING: Cops guarding a suspect in Boston hospital after explosions. Watch for updates: http://t.co/MAWZZYqr78
— New York Post (@nypost) April 15, 2013
CBS News also quoting law enforcement official saying they have a surveillance photo of potential suspect
— Sam Stein (@samstein) April 15, 2013
The question of whether or not a suspect is in custody appears to be in dispute, with a Boston PD spokesperson reportedly saying that “at this time, we haven’t been notified of any arrests or anyone apprehended.”
BPD: No arrests have been made, NYPost story info did not come from them. http://t.co/dy2wRfPVT7
— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) April 15, 2013
The Boston police commissioner has just echoed that statement:
"There is no suspect in custody," Boston police commissioner says.
— Matt Viser (@mviser) April 15, 2013
Boston Police Commissioner on CNN: “We are questioning a lot of people but no one in custody at this moment” #BostonMarathon
— Ahmed Al Omran (@ahmed) April 15, 2013
Boston PD Commissioner says "there is no one in custody." Questioning of unknown # of people continuing; no one in custody.
— Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman) April 15, 2013
Worth keeping in mind:
SUSPECT?: Boston Police say no one in custody. BUT not necess. a conflict w/ other reports that police watching injured person at hospital.
— Lisa Desjardins (@LisaDNews) April 15, 2013
Related Boston Marathon bombing coverage here.