It appears that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev tried to kill himself moments before his apprehension Friday, April 19th. The 19-year-old terror suspect was the second of two individuals thought to be involved in the double bombing that occurred at the Boston Marathon last Monday, April 15th. His brother 26-year-old brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed April 18th as a result of fire fight with authorities.
Tsarnaev had fired several shots in the boat where he was hiding; upon apprehension he had blood on his face and what appeared to be a bullet wound on the back of his neck. Authorities believe it was self inflicted resulting from a suicide attempt where he had placed a gun in his mouth and the bullet exited through the back of his neck. The injuries to his throat have made him unable to speak to the interrogators and it is thought he may never be able to talk again although he can understand what is being said to him.
When apprehended Tsarnaev was taken to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he is currently in serious condition where he remains under tight security. Official charges against him will be announced Monday at the earliest for his participation in the double bombing that killed three and injured over 150 people; some of those individuals are still in the hospital in serious condition.
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