President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2013. (AP/Charles Krupa)

Obama briefed on Watertown shootout

One bombing suspect is dead, and a second remains at large


Associated Press
April 19, 2013 3:39PM (UTC)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama is being briefed on developments in the investigation into the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

It said in a statement that the president's assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, Lisa Monaco, was briefing Obama overnight about the news unfolding in Boston and the nearby community of Watertown.

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One bombing suspect is dead and a second remains at large.


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