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‘Shoot out outside my room in Watertown’

‘Happy to say we’re all feeling safe now,’ Watertown man says at end of very long day


 

Watertown man who tweeted shootout: ‘Happy to be safe now’

Andrew Kitzenberg, who tweets with the handle @AKitz, reported on events in his Watertown neighbourhood overnight. If authentic, the feed chronicles the drama in the Boston-area neighbourhood.

Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Sat, Apr 20 2013 04:03:12

Shoot out outside my room in Watertown. 62 Laurel st. #mit #boston #shooting pic.twitter.com/Lvk7rtx1gVAndrew Kitzenberg
Shoot out with 5 minutes of gun fire and pressure cooker bomb. #mit #boston #shooting #bombs pic.twitter.com/0UDBNFzQZSAndrew Kitzenberg
Crashed cop car with all windows shot out in our driveway #mit #boston #shooting pic.twitter.com/70B9daEc30Andrew Kitzenberg
Green accord license: 116GC7 involved in shooting. Crashed cop car windows shot out. 62 laurel #mitshooting #boston pic.twitter.com/BHFvp42UkCAndrew Kitzenberg
Site of the bomb explosion on laurel st. bomb detectors are out #mitshooting #boston #mit pic.twitter.com/jjsqynbbzLAndrew Kitzenberg
Backpacks left on laurel st. Bomb squad is out #mit #mitshooting #boston pic.twitter.com/0A3MjmshkzAndrew Kitzenberg
#mit #mitshooting #boston pic.twitter.com/SpMhbgukvVAndrew Kitzenberg
A dozen officer going into our yard at 62 laurel st. #mitshooting #mit #boston pic.twitter.com/JiGvamx8ZeAndrew Kitzenberg
Ongoing search on laurel st #mitshooting #mit #boston pic.twitter.com/bhdmH01Q1sAndrew Kitzenberg
Bullet hole through our wall and the chair on the second floor, slug beside #mitshooting #mit #boston pic.twitter.com/hk1uf3md8pAndrew Kitzenberg
Bullet hole through our wall and the chair #mitshooting #mit #boston pic.twitter.com/1MyuMduM7TAndrew Kitzenberg
Bomb squad robot inspecting the back seat of the sedan #mitshooting #mit #boston pic.twitter.com/gu8XCPu2JPAndrew Kitzenberg
Bomb squad robot and body suit are inspecting the vehicle #mitshooting #mit #boston pic.twitter.com/PTGqH6I2rRAndrew Kitzenberg
The bomb squad has gone through the backpacks #mitshooting #mit #boston pic.twitter.com/vefNkzwfi3Andrew Kitzenberg
Swat is out on laurel st.#mitshooting #boston #mit pic.twitter.com/ojlbXWEShvAndrew Kitzenberg
Evacuated from our apartment by military with assault weapons around 6 We’re all safe #terrifying #mitshooting #mit pic.twitter.com/CBvnWSIBC8Andrew Kitzenberg
Officer are searching on oak st, just a block from laurel st. #mitshooting #mit #Boston pic.twitter.com/88FH7XlgUYAndrew Kitzenberg
Taking coverage in the neighbors house on oak st. Cops searching all around us. #mitshooting #Boston #mit pic.twitter.com/TfQAJnZtLoAndrew Kitzenberg
Suspect may be in 18 oak st. Next door to us. 9 brave people in a basement #mitshooting #mit #Boston pic.twitter.com/61DuzEzVobAndrew Kitzenberg
Evacuated for the 2nd time out of a house on oak st. Laurel st. is still off limits #mitshooting #mit #Boston pic.twitter.com/2kNVtes6QtAndrew Kitzenberg
Just got back into our apt on laurel. And we are hearing reports that they have captured the suspect #unconfirmed #mitshooting #mit #bostonAndrew Kitzenberg
After a long and terrifying day, happy to say we’re all feeling safe now that the suspect is captured!! #mitshooting #mit #BostonStrongAndrew Kitzenberg
Thank you everyone for all the love and support throughout the day. Feeling truly blessed! #BostonStrongAndrew Kitzenberg
Happy to be safe, now with friends and smiling!!! @AsgardCambridge #BostonStrong pic.twitter.com/jPLUHyyMuHAndrew Kitzenberg


 
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