The Boston Marathon Bombing took place on April 15, 2013. The bombers used pressure cooker bombs during the marathon to kill three people. The bombing subsequently lead to shootings of on April 18 , 2013. The bombing injured 264 people were injured in the attack and was only 210 yards from the finish line. The FBI was the leader in the investigation on the Boston Marathon Bombing.
The FBI took control of the investigation took place on April 18 , 2016 and later that day the Chechen bothers were found. The brothers Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev were found the same day April 18 , 2016 due to the FBI releasing photographs and video of the brothers. The brothers opened fire on a police officer , the officer had severe bleeding but survived. A Boston police officer was also shot and was wounded and died later that year.
One of the brothers Tamerlan was injured in a firefight exchange between the police and died shortly after arriving at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital. Tsarnaev evaded the police , there was a full blown manhunt for Tsarnaev. The authorities asked for residents in the area to stay inside . The transportation system in Boston was shut down for the duration of the hunt and was the longest ever. They found Tsarnaev in the back of a boat in a residents yard.
We should have been ready for a attack because it was such a populated area. They should have checked the nearby buildings for bombs and terrorist. There should have been more security at the marathon. The marathon should have been more secure and blocked off from the bystanders. The attacks should have been avoided by normal security procedures done by the police.