Friday morning, Boston on lockdown, most of Hudson County’s runners are home

Many of the Hudson County residents who participated in the Boston Marathon this week are home and safe, but anyone left in Boston was likely behind closed doors Friday morning.
Mass transit in the city stopped running while the FBI and police pursued one of the two suspects in the deadly bombing on April 15 that killed three people. The suspect was said to be armed and dangerous.
The other suspect was killed overnight. The suspects are believed to be brothers.
According to CNN, “Police pursued two men early Friday who shot a police officer to death, stole a vehicle and threw explosives at law officers pursuing them. Authorities believe they are the same two men sought in the marathon attacks. One died of injuries suffered while battling police early Friday, and the other is on the run in a nearby suburb, authorities said…. Federal, state and local law officers are swarming through the Boston suburb of Watertown, going door-to-door to track him down, said transit police spokesman Paul MacMillan.”
Earlier this week, several local running groups such as the Hoboken Harriers Tweeted that their members were home safe.

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