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Nearly 2 Years Later, A Look At The Watertown Shootout Between Police And The Tsarnaevs11:02Download

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Tactical teams drive through Watertown while searching for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev following the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Tactical teams drive through Watertown while searching for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev following the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP)

First in a two-part series. Here’s Part 2.

Yesterday was the two-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Sunday will be the anniversary of the manhunt through Watertown that shut down most of Greater Boston.

After a shootout that took the life of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, it would take authorities another 20 hours to apprehend his brother, Dzhokhar.

It was confusing and chaotic. And even today, WBUR's Bruce Gellerman finds that accounts of just what happened remain inconsistent. He joins Morning Edition with a timeline of events he's pieced together.

To hear the full report, click on the audio player above.

This segment aired on April 16, 2015.

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