Governor: Locking down Boston amid search for bombing suspect was 'tough' but correct call

  • by: BOB SALSBERG , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 19, 2014 - 12:10 PM

BOSTON — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.

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