Police and authorities held a press conference on the capture of the suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The police spokesman. Colonel Alben, noted, “We are so grateful for the outcome here tonight, we have a suspect in custody”. He also remembered the people killed and hurt, and recognized the hard work of law enforcement.
The governor spoke, also thanking the police and the general public for their assistance.
Carmen Ortiz, the U.S. Attorney for the area, said, “I have never been prouder to stand with law enforcement”. She noted the investigation will continue and more answers will be forthcoming.
Rick DesLauriers, head of the FBI’s Boston Division, “Today cities of Boston and Watertown can breathe a sigh of relief”. He continued “Justice is being served for the victims”. The special agent on the case noted that capturing the suspect alive increased the possibility of getting answers for the actions.