Striking Images From The Police Standoff With Jahar In Watertown

by
Owen Poindexter
Watertown was a veritable ghost town, then the seen of an intense standoff, as police searched for Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev.

Watertown was a veritable ghost town, then the seen of an intense standoff, as police searched for Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev. The drama was palpable all day, emanating from Watertown and rippling across the nation. Finally, it ended in tremendous sighs of relief, as Jahar was captured, and no casualties resulted from the standoff. Jahar has been taken to the hospital, but it seems no one else is hurt.

Boston, a bustling city, was turned into a ghost town as police asked residents to stay in their homes while they searched for Jahar. (All images from Reuters):

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FBI combed a large area, in some cases going door to door, looking for Jahar Tsarnaev.

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A family waits for the FBI to search their home. It is clear from their expressions and their footwear how surreal this day was for them.

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A SWAT team on the move in the search for Jahar Tsarnaev:

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A SWAT team member waits in a tank. The full artillery available was used to bring Jahar Tsarnaev to custody.

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Hundreds of officers were deployed to catch one extremely dangerous 19 year-old boy.

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Police, and the entire city of Boston heaved a huge sigh of relief after Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev was brought into custody.

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