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Here’s an eyewitness report from the shooting and standoff in Boston today.  (We’re watching the “breaking news” tag, which is how we found this story. If you post an eyewitness report on a breaking story, tag it!)


So apparently there was a shooting & hostage situation in my neighborhood this morning. The twittersphere blew up with all the reports, but the telling sign were the helicopters and sirens. @DFitzherbrt and I went over to take a look. We weren’t able to get too close, but got some pictures of the scene.

You can read about the story here: ( The negotiator talked the perp into turning himself in, but sadly the victim passed away.

Never a dull moment. 

(Reblogged from rcrt)