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New photos of 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, being circulated by authorities in Boston. He is considered armed and dangerous. The FBI is asking anyone with information to call 1-800-CALL-FBI or visit a special FBI website at https://bostonmarathontips.fbi.gov.
April 19, 2013 5:50:22 PM PDT
The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been taken into custody after hiding out in a boat in Watertown. His condition is not known at this time.

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Also, New Bedford police confirm to ABC that three individuals were taken into custody by the FBI late Friday afternoon in connection with the manhunt for bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Lt. Robert Richard says three "college age" individuals were taken-in for questioning by the FBI.

These were not believed to be arrests, the individuals were taken-in for questioning. The suspect may have lived or visited the residence at one point but could not say when.

New Bedford is less than 15 miles north of Dartmouth, Mass., where Tsarnaev attended college.

Police are hunting for the 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing after his older brother and alleged accomplice was killed in a furious getaway attempt overnight.

During the long night of violence, the brothers killed an MIT police officer, severely wounded another lawman and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle.

The suspects were identified by law enforcement officials and family members as Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, ethnic Chechen brothers who had lived in Dagestan, which neighbors Chechnya in southern Russia. They had been in the U.S. for about a decade, an uncle said. Their last known address was in Cambridge, Mass.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a 26-year-old who had been known to the FBI as Suspect No. 1 and was seen in surveillance footage in a black baseball cap, was killed overnight, officials said. His brother, a 19-year-old college student who was dubbed Suspect No. 2 and was seen wearing a white, backward baseball cap in the images from Monday's deadly bombing at the marathon finish line - escaped.

Their uncle in Maryland, Ruslan Tsarni, pleaded on live television: "Dzhokhar, if you are alive, turn yourself in and ask for forgiveness."

Authorities in Boston suspended all mass transit and warned close to 1 million people in the entire city and some of its suburbs to stay indoors as the hunt for Suspect No. 2 went on. Businesses were asked not to open. People waiting at bus and subway stops were told to go home. The T subway service resumed around 6 p.m. and the order to stay inside was also lifted, although residents were told to remain vigilant.

All events in Boston scheduled for Friday night have been postponed, including the Bruins and Red Sox games.

The bombings on Monday killed three people and wounded more than 180 others, tearing off limbs in a spray of shrapnel and instantly raising the specter of another terrorist attack on U.S. soil.

Chechnya is the home of an Islamic insurgency that has carried out deadly bombings in Russia and the region, but its militants have never been known to export violence to the West.

At least one of the brothers is a legal permanent resident in the United States, and they are both believed to have spent time in Kyrgyzstan. They lived near Boston and had been in the U.S. for about a decade, an uncle said.

Police say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have assault rifles and an assortment of other weapons, including bombs and possibly a suicide vest. There is concern that he might try to take hostages and that this could all end in a suicide attack. Authorities say he is apparently prepared to die in a confrontation with police, like his deceased terror cell member.

"We believe this man to be a terrorist," Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said. "We believe this to be a man who's come here to kill people."

Massachusetts State Police called off a search for a green Honda Civic that has been linked to the suspects. Authorities initially said the at-large suspect in the bombings may have been driving the 1999 Civic, but police said later Friday that the car is in their possession and they are no longer looking for it. Authorities in Connecticut also urged people earlier Friday to be on the lookout for a gray Honda CRV, but police later said that vehicle had been recovered in Boston.

The suspects' father spoke to ABC News, calling on his son to give up peacefully, but warning the U.S. that if his son is killed "all hell will break loose." Anzor Tsarnaev spoke to ABC News from his home in the Russian city of Makhachkala.

The father said he spoke to his sons by phone earlier this week. "We talked about the bombing. I was worried about them," Anzor Tsarnaev said. He said his sons reassured him, saying, "Everything is good, Daddy. Everything is very good."

"My son is a true angel," Tsarnaev said in another interview with The Associated Press. "Dzhokhar is a second-year medical student in the U.S. He is such an intelligent boy. We expected him to come on holidays here."

The manhunt on Friday came after the suspects allegedly killed an MIT police officer overnight, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during their getaway attempt, authorities said as the manhunt intensified.

That officer was identified as 26-year-old Sean Collier, of Somerville. Sources say he was ambushed, killed in cold blood while he was sitting in his car. CLICK HERE for more on Sean Collier.

Their uncle in Maryland, Ruslan Tsarni, pleaded on live television: "Dzhokhar, if you are alive, turn yourself in and ask for forgiveness."

Tsarni said that the brothers traveled here together from Russia, he called his nephews "losers" and said they had struggled to settle themselves in the U.S. and ended up "thereby just hating everyone."

Tamerlan Tsarnaev had studied accounting as a part-time student at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston for three semesters from 2006 to 2008, the school said.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was registered as a student at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, the school said. The campus closed down along with colleges around the Boston area.

Chechnya is the home of an Islamic insurgency that has carried out deadly bombings in Russia and the region, but its militants have never been known to export violence to the West.

Investigators in the Boston case have shed no light on the motive for the bombing.

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(The Associated Press contributed to this report)

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