SWAT officers from suburban communities aid Boston police officers in keeping guard at the nearly deserted South Station area of Boston, Massachusetts, April 19, 2013, as the manhunt continues for Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Police killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, Tamerlan Tsarneav, in a shootout and mounted house-to-house searches for the second man, his brother Dzhokar Tsarnaev, on Friday, with much of the city under virtual lockdown after a bloody night of shooting and explosions in the streets. REUTERS/Neal Hamberg (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST)
S.W.A.T. officers from suburban communities aided Boston police officers in keeping guard at the nearly deserted South Station area on April 19, 2013, as the manhunt continued for Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
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On April 19, 2013, Boston residents woke up to the news that the city was in lockdown as police searched for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Public transportation was shut down and residents were urged to remain indoors. Bostonians took to social media and posted images of what they encountered around the city.

Here are some of the photos:

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