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Flurry of social media activity after suspect’s capture

Posted at 12:28 AM, Apr 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-20 00:35:51-04

(WJW) — Social media users were glued to the Internet Friday as a massive manhunt was underway for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Law enforcement officials erupted in cheers moments before Boston police tweeted that suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev had been arrested in the backyard of a Watertown home just before 9 p.m.

People took to social media, tweeting their reactions.