‘Gotcha!’: The First Pictures of Alleged Boston Bomber In Custody Surface

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Police captured 19-year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Friday night following a nearly 24-hour manhunt. He had been hiding in a boat parked in a backyard.

The bloody endgame came four days after the bombing and just a day after the FBI released surveillance-camera images of two young men suspected of planting the pressure-cooker explosives that ripped through the crowd at the marathon finish line, killing three people and wounding more than 180. Tsarnaev's brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan, was killed Friday in a furious attempt to escape police.

The first images of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was alive but in serious condition, began to emerge late Friday night:

Gotcha!: The First Pictures of Alleged Boston Bomber Following Arrest

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This still frame from video shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev visible through an ambulance after he was captured in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013. A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)

Gotcha!: The First Pictures of Alleged Boston Bomber Following Arrest

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(AP Photo/Robert Ray)

Gotcha!: The First Pictures of Alleged Boston Bomber Following Arrest

Boston Marathon Explosions

(AP Photo/Robert Ray)

Gotcha!: The First Pictures of Alleged Boston Bomber Following Arrest

Boston Marathon Explosions

(AP Photo/Robert Ray)

And Twitter user Edward Fitzgerald tweeted out the following photo allegedly showing the suspect with the caption "Gotcha!":

Gotcha!: The First Pictures of Alleged Boston Bomber Following Arrest

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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