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>> from the moment two bombs exploded at the finish line of the boston marathon -- another race began. to catch the perpetrators of the deadly attack. >> today we are enlisting the public's help. we are releasing photos of these two suspects. >> april 18th, 5:21 p.m., these two men, later identified as 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev and his 19-year-old brother dzhokhar become the most hunted fugitives in america. their pictures splashed across every tv, phone and computer in the country. >> somebody out there knows these individuals as friends, neighbors, co-workers, or family members of the suspects. >> less than five hours after the images are released, the suspects resurface with deadly consequences. at 10:20 p.m., an m.i.t. police
officer is found shot dead in his patrol car. just blocks away, around 11:00 p.m., a 26-year-old chinese entrepreneur living in boston is carjacked at gunpoint in his mercedes suv by two men claiming to be the boston bombers. "boston globe" reporter eric moskowitz interviewed the anonymous carjacking victim named danny about his ordeal. >> along the way he hears them talk about manhattan. they ask him whether this car could go to new york. >> the suspects stop at an atm to withdraw $800 cash using their hostage's bank card and password. back in the car, the victim's cell phone rings. it's his roommate asking where he is. >> he says, pick up the phone. if you say anything in chinese i'll kill you. because if you speak in chinese you may be calling for help. en route to the express way they make a crucial pit stop.
>> heading towards interstate 95 they realize they need gas. they pull up to a gas station on the charles river in cambridge. the younger brother gets out with danny's credit card to get gas. moments later he knocks on the window and says cash only. he then has to go into the food mart. that leaves he and tamerlan alone in the front seat. tamerlan has the phone down in his pocket and is fiddling with the gps. danny realizes that's his time. >> while one brother is inside paying for the gas, the carjacking victim bolts from the suv, sprint together gas station across the street. >> he fell, collapsed here, fell right here and appealed to me please call the police. there are people out there who want to kill me, people who want to make sure i die. they have guns with them and they have a bomb with them. >> in his rush to escape, the carjacking victim leaves his cell phone in the stolen suv. police trace its signal to watertown where andrew
kitzenberg is hanging out in his living room watching the hockey game. >> i heard pops outside. and so i ran to the window. and when i went to the window i saw two shooters behind an suv. the two brothers stopped, get out of the vehicles, immediately started shooting at my officer. >> without provocation. >> right. they took the gun fight to us. >> kitzenberg runs upstairs to his bedroom, takes out his iphone and starts taking photos of the surreal scene unfolding outside his window. >> there's a serious gun fight going on. the second person on the scene one of my sergeants, he pulled up and he immediately gets at least one shot right through his windshield. he decides to put the car in gear and lets it roll down the street while he's able to get out and take up a position so he's a little bit safer. >> at some points more than just guns, right? >> right. >> it's explosive devices. >> right. one of them goes and pops the trunk of one of the vehicles and
hurls something at our officers. >> did you see the bombs being thrown? >> i did. i saw the explosives being thrown. and then i could see them reaching down into backpacks. i actually saw them take out the pressure cooker bomb and put it right at their feet. >> brothers had another bomb just like the ones they're suspected of using at the marathon. >> i actually saw the spark from the bomb. that's when i immediately hit the ground. i could feel it. i could feel it shake the house. at that point one of the shooters actually started charging the officers, running down the street still firing his weapon. >> literally they're about ten feet away from each other exchanging gunfire. then he runs out of ammunition, the bad guy. and my own officer is able to tackle him and put him to the ground. >> i looked back up, and the other brother got back into the car and he had turned it around in the street and started
accelerating up laurel street towards the police, toward the vehicles, basically flooring it. >> suddenly at the last minute yelling get out of the way. and they dove out of the way as he came roaring through and ran over his brother. >> as tamerlan lies dying in the street, 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev drives straight through a police barricade and escapes. >> the car that he abandoned a little further down the street, there was blood in that vehicle. so we knew he was wounded. we just didn't know how bad. >> wounded and on the loose. at dawn on friday, an entire region is put on lockdown. as a convoy of law enforcement personnel and equipment rolls into watertown. >> they're asking people to shelter in place, in other words, to stay indoors with their doors locked. >> during the day, friday, door-to-door, room to room searches turn up empty.
and by 6:00 p.m., bad news. >> we do not have an apprehension of our suspect this afternoon. >> the voluntary stay at home order is lifted. >> we are asking the public to remain vigilant. >> after a day inside, watertown resident dave hanneberry walks out to get some fresh air and notices something amiss with the cover of his boat. he took a closer look. >> i got i think three steps up the ladder. and i was -- i rolled it up and i could see through -- i didn't expect to see anything. i look in the boat over here. i looked on the floor. and i see blood. >> what happens next is a blur. >> well, i know i took three steps up the ladder. i don't remember stepping down off the ladder. >> in an instant, special law enforcement units, including swat teams and helicopters, with
infrared cameras swoop in. shots are fired. police are certain their ma'am is inside hanneberry's boat named the slip away 2. hostage negotiators attempt to talk dzhokhar into surrendering. >> i believe they tried numerous flash bang grenades. they tried to gas him out of the boat. it just wasn't working. >> a swat team approaches. >> he was sitting on the edge of the boat with one leg hanging over the side. >> they tell our anderson cooper about the tense standoff. >> so you could see one hand was clear of any weapons. but each time he looked back the other way his hand went down inside the boat out of our view. and each time he did that, we had to assume that he was reaching for either a weapon, a firearm, or some type of explosive ignition device to try to draw us in and then take us
out in a suicide type manner. we got close enough that at the one point where both of his hands were up, we could see there were no weapons in him, no ignition devices, we broke away from the shield protective cover and we just rushed him. we put hands on him, grabbed him and pulled him off the boat down onto the ground and got him over to where the medics are and the federal agents who were taking him into custody. >> just before 9:00 p.m., it's over. a bloody, seriously wounded and unarmed dzhokhar tsarnaev is taken alive. coming up, chris lawrence on the trail of terror and what could have triggered the deadly bombings. matt's brakes didn't sound right... ...so i brought my car to mike at meineke...
scholarship to go to college. the other, tamerlan tsarnaev, was 26, married with a young daughter, an aspiring amateur boxer who had a dream. >> his goal in boxing clearly he wanted to be a world champ one day, and i think he could have achieved that. >> luis vasquez met tamerlan as a sophomore at the cambridge latin school in 2004. >> he could be intimidating because people knew he was a boxer. he had a more of a reserved personality to him. but if you went up to him he'd talk to you right back and he was very friendly. >> but were there any clues of the violence to come? >> you never expect any desires to harm people. they were friendly. >> after high school, tamerlan attended bunker hill community college, studying accounting. until 2008, when he left college. but he continued to pursue his dream.
boxing trainer eddie bishop met tamerlan at a tournament. >> he was a fighter that had a lot of skill and a lot of ability. >> but bishop questioned whether tamerlan could ever become a boxing champ. >> i think he had all the skill, but he lacked the heart, the fundamental ingredient to make you a champion. >> the tsarnaev family is from war-torn chechnya. dzhokhar came first and his brother and two sisters joined the family. before come together united states, tamerlan's father coached him in boxing. so he was already on his way to becoming an experienced fighter. by 2009, tamerlan was bocking in the golden gloves tournament in salt lake city, utah. fellow boxer julian pollard roomed with tamerlan during the tournament. he remembers his swagger and sense of style. >> he stood out.
that was kind of like the perception i got. flashy, confident, maybe cocky. i guess he backed it up in the ring. he could fight, he could punch. he could put a guy out. when the time was right if he had a big punch in him and the opening was there he could finish a guy. >> that ferocity apparently carried over outside the boxing ring. he was arrested that same year for slapping his girlfriend in the face during a fight over another woman. the following year, 2010, he married catherine russell, a suffolk university student he met in a nightclub and had dated on and off for several years. she converted to islam. pollard saw him again that year at another boxing tournament in lowell, massachusetts. but he didn't seem the same. >> in 2009, just a flashier guy, sharp dresser, like kind of carried himself with a lot of confidence. and then the next year seemed
like a humbler guy, dressed a lot more conservative, kind of like came to the fight as we all did hoody, jeans. >> he also seemed more devoted to his muslim faith. >> he didn't talk that much about his faith to me until like the next year i saw him at the tournament. it was obvious it was a bigger part of his life. he felt like the immediate need to share it with me. he was really seemed like happy about where he was with his faith. >> once tamerlan told me, mom, you know, islam is the right religion. >> tamerlan's mother witnessed her son's transformation. >> i would like for you to be covered because islam is requiring for women to be covered. so i said, it was really like not accepted aspect.
so i said, maybe sometime, tamerlan. >> last year, tamerlan traveled back to his homeland, a region of russia racked by ethnic violence and islamic extremism. when he returned to the united states six months later, he became more outspoken about his muslim faith. at the islamic society of boston cambridge, mass, tamerlan stood up during the sermon and challenged the preacher in two separate public outbursts. one last november, another in january of this year. >> so then the person who was giving the sermon began to talk about dr. martin luther king. this man got up and objected. you know, raised his voice which is against the etiquette of the sermon. and people objected to it. and some people might have even asked him to leave the mosque if he didn't like what he was hearing. >> but there were no indications that tamerlan or younger brother dzhokhar could be dangerous.
>> he cared about you. they cared about people around them. they cared for other people making great choices and creating opportunities for themselves like they were trying to do for each other and for themselves also. it just doesn't make sense. >> tamerlan's high school friend, luis vasquez, later coached dzhokhar in soccer at the cambridge latin school. >> these two guys had leadership traits. one was a leader of his family and really cared for them. and the other was a social leader amongst his friends and our team. he was cocaptain of the wrestling team, the little brother. >> dzhokhar got a $2500 academic scholarship and enrolled at the university of massachusetts dartmouth. on september 11th, 2012, an ironic date in retrospect, he took the oath to become a u.s. citizen. zach betancourt went to college with dzhokhar.
>> he acted completely american. i didn't know he was from chechnya. >> he was a very cool kid, very smart. whempb whenever asked to help out he helped out all the time. he wasn't a troublemaker. >> he was a good kid honestly. he seemed like a good kid. every time i saw him. i like thought he was a nice person. >> those who thought they knew the brothers from high school, college, through boxing, now realize they never really knew them at all. the two brothers, outwardly so different, on april 15th are accused of acting together to bomb the boston marathon. incredibly, just days after the bombings, dzhokhar was spotted back on campus. betancourt saw him at the gym. >> we talked about the bombings for like five minutes. he seemed very nonchalant. never saw anything. seemed a little tired and off. i asked him about what he was
doing. yeah, i haven't been doing much lately. decided to come to the gym. >> betancourt's says dzhokhar's reaction wasn't surprising at the time. >> i was talking about how in iraq and afghanistan these things happen all the time. he said yeah tragedies happen, man. these things happen around the world. like it's crazy. >> for julian pollard, he hadn't thought much of his former boxing buddy until last week. that's when he remembered that he had kept tamerlan's number. >> i forgot it was in the phone until i saw his picture on the news. then i hit the t, and sure enough his name was right there. and i was like, wow. it's definitely this dude. >> but were there other clues in his past? coming up, the russian connection. nic payton walsh investigates what tamerlan was doing on his trip back to his homeland. when you have diabetes...
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the fourth north caucasas. a region ravaged by years of violence and bloodshed. the tsarnaev family is originally from here, but they left for a better life in the united states. tamerlan tsarnaev returned to this part of the world last year for a six-month visit that's now raising a lot of questions. >> who did he meet with over there? what did he learn? what did he do? did he become part of a cell? did he get training in how to assemble explosives? did he get money, receive
encouragement, funding, direct support, come back to the u.s. and attack? and those are things that i don't think we'll ever know. >> what we do know is that in january of 2012, tamerlan left the united states on a flight bound for moscow. he made his way to dagestan, a rigs republic next to his family's homeland now also a part of russia. >> he could radiate light and warmth. >> his extended family in dagestan welcomed him warmly. >> translator: he smiled a lot. and i asked him, is this your customary american smile? he was more of an american. >> much of what tamerlan tsarnaev did here remain as miss terrorist we know he stayed for some weeks here at his parents' home keeping mostly to family and friends, helping his father out in his businesses around
town, and often sleeping in. the tsarnaev family is part of the chechen community here, like many other chechens displaced from their homeland. after the second world war, tens of thousands chechens paerished in a massive slaughter ordered by josef stalin. dzhokhar was born and given the name of a chechen leader. >> it's a sure sign of chechen patriotism in the family that in 1993 they called their little son after the pro independence president. >> but chechen independence wouldn't last. another war with russia would kill thousands and chechen extremists would wage a campaign of terror across russia, killing 186 children at the school in
bedlam and more than 100 vert goes in moscow. the zas my he family escaped the violence of the region by making their way to the u.s. >> he would tell me that he was from chechnya. >> luis vasquez was friends of tamerlan in high school. >> that's where he's from. that's where he told me he had struggles. he didn't really elaborate. >> there's a whole generation of chechens who grew up with their families being displaced, relatives being killed and so on. >> thomas due value has studied and written about the region. >> for most people that's just a traumatic experience. but obviously for a small minority this is something that is in their dna that drives them. >> and like many displaced chechens, tamerlan may have struggled to fit in chechnya is still home to militant separatist groups. and the home tamerlan's father grew up in has been destroyed by war.
but relatives still live here. tamerlan traveled here during his trip last year. >> translator: he came to see me. we talked. i said come here, guy. are you studying, i asked? i'm studying, he said. there was nothing criminal about him. duval says this region has also seen a growth in islamic extremism, becoming more anti-western and anti-american. >> if you were a young jihadist from this region, you certainly blame russia as the kind of evil empire but also the west basically did nothing to intervene when russia was bombing chechnya. >> it's not known if tamerlan met with any extremists during his trip to chech knee yeah. on his youtube page in a play list called terrorism there was a link to this small-time militant abu sprkz darjan.
they were both in dog stan last year. according to the dagestan police, his group ran a training camp in the woods and made these videos demonstrating how to mix and prepare homemade explosives or use a cell phone as a detonator. and says the local police chief, the militants trained foreigners. >> what did foreigners learn in the woods? >> translator: i can't talk about the number of foreigners, but they met to exchange their bandit experience. >> he says the militants trained chechen men who live in other countries. >> there are reports that dujan was observed at the mosque and observed meeting tsarnaev. do you know this? >> translator: i really can't answer this. for different reasons i can't answer. you understand me? >> did abu darjan and tamerlan meet? we don't know.
this past december darjan and other militants were killed when forces hit their hideout. >> tamerlan watches these videos and then this individual gets killed. logic would tell me, well, who would you be mad at? runners in the boston marathon? what did they have to do with it? would you be mad at the united states? what did the u.s. have to do with it? >> no one will ever know. but we do know that on his last visit to dagestan, tamerlan's family notice add change in him. >> translator: we were happy he didn't become a drug addict. he didn't become an alcoholic. he was on the path of islam. >> the family says that during his time here, tamerlan would often visit the central mosque behind me for friday prayers as well as other mosques across this town, telling his family how central islam was to his life and that it was a religion of peace. >> that's why she doesn't believe that tamerlan and dzhokhar could have bombed the
boston tsarnaev's parents moved back to dagestan from the u.s. their aunt says the mother was in shock as she saw her sons' faces splashed across television screens here. >> translator: the dad grabbed a television screen and started screaming, shouting. it can't be. i don't believe it. it can't be. >> the mother still cannot believe her sons may be responsible. >> i really feel sorry for all of them. really feel sorry for all of them. but i do not want to believe that these were my sons. okay? and i don't believe. i don't believe. >> the people investigating boston, they say that tamerlan's face drove him what they say he did in boston. >> i don't think so. i don't think so. i don't think that tamerlan did this. i don't think that faith would
bring him into it. >> thursday, the parents held a press conference. they are helping with the investigation. both written viewed earlier by u.s. authorities. >> translator: they asked about our children. how did they live. what did they do. what were their interests. >> coming up, the investigation. drew griffin on the question everyone is asking, was anyone else involved. so being an advertising spokesman
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say a prayer. say a prayer. >> questions the whole nation is asking. why would the tsarnaev brothers do it? how did they do it? and most importantly, who might have helped them? >> what they want to do is ensure that there are no other ties to any other group that is might try to follow up with this or plan something. >> julia kayem is a former assistant secretary of homeland security. >> the other piece is building a strong case and making sure that case doesn't fall apart. that's why the indictment released this week was very, very careful to say, look, we know he used the weapons of mass destruction. we know he killed people.
and that's enough to give him the death penalty. >> to build the case and find the answers, hundreds of federal investigators are now working around the clock, digging through debris, analyzing bits of bombs in one of the nation's largest terrorist investigations since 9/11. neighborhoods like this one across boston are being visited by the fbi. this man says five fbi agents showed up at his door to question his son about tweets sent to the younger brother. and on the college campus where dzhokhar went to school, friends there tell cnn they too have been visited by the fbi. >> leads are still pouring in, and new details emerging daily. >> breaking news on the boston bombing. >> her attorneys say she knew nothing about what her husband
was allegedly planning. >> the massachusetts gas station manager is now speaking out. >> among the leads, details on the bombs used by the tsarnaev brothers. bombs that started with ordinary pressure cookers bought at a boston department store. while deadly, the bombs were simple and cheap, packed with nails and ball bearings to cause maximum carnage. >> all of the equipment, all the supplies involved in the boston bombings was probably under $100. >> and where would two brothers in boston learn how to take a pressure cooker like this and make it into a bomb like that? right here. of course, it's on the internet. >> striking similarities between the boston devices and a recipe which was put out by inspire magazine in the summer of 2010, how to build a bomb in your mom's kitchen. >> paul crookshank is a
terrorism analyst for cnn. >> these similarities included pressure cookers were used, explosive shrapnel was used, a low grade explosive powder was used. also very specific stuff, like the fact that inspire magazine told followers they should glue shrapnel inside the pressure cookers. now, that's what was done in boston. >> published by al qaeda in the arabian peninsula in english, the magazine was started by this yemeni cleric killed by a u.s. drone strike. crookshank has been tracking al qaeda and this magazine for years. he says investigators are looking closely at whether the brothers tsarnaev got their bomb recipe here. that could have larger implications. >> one of the largest concerns of western counterterrorism officials is that inspire magazine is still publishing new issues. in an issue that was put out recently, the magazine stated
"we are publishing america's worst nightmare." >> as investigators sift through evidence, the bits of bombs found blown across the crime scene should yield other clues, too. >> what were the components used in creating these devices. coupled with that you're going to have an investigation or laboratory scientists working on things like fingerprints, hair and fibers that may be included in there, and also tool markings. >> ray lopez is a former fbi explosives expert. >> these things were made with tools, so there's going to be a look for tool marks that are left after these things were done. and that's going to be matched to any tools that they could find at any of the search sites that the investigators are working at. >> officials now say at least one of the bombs was detonated with a remote control device similar to those used to control toy cars. federal investigators must also
now ask themselves hard questions like, did they drop the ball with tamerlan tsarnaev. two times the russian government approached the u.s. with concerns about the older brother who later traveled to chechnya. upon his return to the u.s., tamerlan posted this video showing clear extremist tendencies. >> what did he do when he went back for six months? did he sit in his aunt and uncle's home for six months or was he doing something else? and when he came back to this country, why didn't it ring a bell with the fbi intelligence unit that he should be checked out? and vetted again? >> the fbi has told officials the bureau looked into the older brother in 2011 and found no red flags. the cia was also approached by the russians with similar concerns about tamerlan.
questions were also raised by officials about the tsarnaev's mother. both she and the older brother's names were added to a terrorist identities database. but the investigation appears to have gone nowhere. was dam lab tsarnaev radicalized overseas? maybe so. but his uncle says tamerlan's views more likely came from someone in the u.s. >> i heard that talking from tamerlan. where that might be coming from. and he says, oh, yeah, yes, there is such a thing. there's a person a new convert into islam. >> that new convert, a muslim extremist right here in the boston area. >> he said, this person just he took his brain. just brain washed him completely. tamerlan is off now. there's no obedience in respect to his own father. >> the uncle says tamerlan told
him he quit listening to music and got very conservative after talking to the extremist whose name was misha. tamerlan's mother says misha was a good influence on her son. >> when misha visited us, we just kind of -- he just opened our eyes. really wide. about islam. he was really -- he was devoted. and he was very good, very nice man. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev, the surviving brother, told investigators that they conceived the attack and that they were self-radicalized jihadists, inspired in part by the u.s. wars in afghanistan and iraq. late this week, new york officials had their own news about the bombers. >> last night we were informed by the fbi that the surviving attacker revealed that new york city was next on their list of
targets. >> the officials said dzhokhar tsarnaev indicated the brothers intended to take the remaining explosives and blow them up in times square. should investigators believe the brothers plotted and carried out the act on their own? still more questions. few clear answers. we may never know who tamerlan met with overseas, or what happened to him. but we do know this. he came back a changed man. >> we just had a young person who went to russia and chechnya who blew people up in boston. so he didn't stay where he went, but he learned something where he went and he came back with a willingness to kill people. >> coming up. >> how close were you to the second explosion? >> i was right in front of it. >> anderson cooper finding boston strong. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios
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the manhunt was over. the people of boston seemed to breathe a collective sigh of relief, ready to get back to business, ready to live life again. >> it's time for our ceremonial first pitch. >> and for boston, that means baseball. it was a time of celebration amidst sadness, triumph over tragedy. or as they say here, not just strong, boston strong. >> there's not anybody that's lived in boston for any period of time that wasn't touched by somehow with the victims of this. >> boston police chief edward devoe. >> so we're all in it together as i look at it. that's what boston strong meant. we're all going to stick this out and work together. >> work together to save lives.
to catch the suspects. >> they have the suspect. they know exactly where he is. >> and to honor the innocent lives lost. 29-year-old krystle campbell, graduate student lingzi lu, third grader adam richard and m.i.t. officer sean collier. today the streets of kopley square are opened and the victims are healing from the blast that changed their lives forever. >> adrian haslet davis was watching the marathon with her husband, air force captain adam davis who served in afghanistan. >> how close were you to the second explosion? >> i was right in front of it. right in front of the business where it was. so i felt the direct impact. >> when the first explosion went off, what did you think? >> there was a silence. and i clung to adam, my husband. and i thought, there's going to
be another explosion. and as soon as i thought that i started saying oh, no oh, no oh, no. you just have no idea where it's going to come from. and then all of a sudden i was blown in the air and landed almost in pretzel with him. >> the blast was so powerful they say they were thrown about five feet. >> i said i think i'm okay. we couldn't believe that we survived and weren't hurt at all. i didn't feel any pain. i had no idea what had happened. then i sat up and i tried to -- he said we've got to get out of here or something like that. i sat up and tried to move. i said oh, my gosh my foot. there's something wrong with my foot. he lifted up my leg. and we just lost it. we just started screaming bloody murder. it was really bad. >> what did you do then when you realized what had happened to your foot? >> i just went into survival mode. i went into, i've got to do something about this.
i can't foot. >> she's a dance instructor. it's her passion, her life. and even if she was wheeled into the operating room, she remained optimistic. when she awoke, she remembers feeling her toes. >> when did you realize you didn't have your foot? >> i woke up and my parents were there and i hugged them and kissed them and said, mom, can you help me? i feel like my foot is falling asleep because it feels leak my ankle is falling off of the pillow and my foot is half on. and i realized now that was phantom pain because she looked at me and said you don't have a foot. your foot is gone and i just lost it. it's really hard to hear. >> you're determined to dance again? >> i am.