An apartment in Revere, Mass. is currently swarming with police. An unnamed law enforcement source told WFXT-TV that the heavy police presence is related Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings.
The source said police pulled over a suspicious driver who drove past the State Police barracks a number of times after the bombings. The driver reportedly was displaying a “nervous demeanor.”
Police, along with the FBI, then followed the driver to an apartment building in Revere located around Ocean Avenue and Beach Street, WFXT-TV reports.
“It was not immediately known what police were searching for at the home. Three people died and more than 100 were injured after bombs went off within 100 yards of each other near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon,” the report adds.
WBZ-TV reported late Monday that law enforcement officers were searching an apartment in the Boston suburb of Revere. Massachusetts State Police confirmed that a search warrant related to the investigation into the explosions was served Monday night in Revere but provided no further details.
Police said three people were killed. An 8-year-old boy was among the dead, according to a person who talked to a friend of the family and spoke on condition of anonymity. The person said the boy’s mother and sister were also injured as they waited for his father to finish the race.
Hospitals reported at least 144 people injured, at least 17 of them critically. The victims’ injuries included broken bones, shrapnel wounds and ruptured eardrums.
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The Associated Press contributed to this report.