BREAKING: 1 Boston Marathon bombing suspect dead, No. 2 at large - KMSP-TV

BREAKING: 1 Boston Marathon bombing suspect dead, No. 2 at large

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Photo released by the Boston Police Department Photo released by the Boston Police Department

Officials are confirming that one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead after a shootout with police during a chase where the duo threw explosives out of a stolen vehicle. A manhunt is underway for Suspect No. 2.

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The confirmation of the link came from Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, who sent out a tweet with a photograph of the suspect.

"We believe this to be a terrorist," Davis said. "We believe this to be a man who came here to kill people."

The manhunt began after a campus officer was shot and killed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shortly before 11 p.m.

A press release from the Middlesex District Attorney's Office said the campus officer was shot multiple times in his vehicle, and it was determined that two men were involved in the shooting.

The release explained that the two men were later reported in an armed carjacking in Cambridge shortly thereafter. According to the district attorney, the men held the victim for nearly a half an hour before releasing the car's owner unharmed at a gas station in Cambridge before the chase began.

Officials confirm that the FBI's suspect No. 1 in the Boston Marathon bombing was wounded in a shootout with police and later died at Beth Israel Hospital.

Explosives were thrown from the car during the chase, and officials are still working on assessing and removing those devices.

It is believed that suspect No. 2 is still at large in Watertown. Police plan to go door-to-door in a search, and they are urging residents to stay inside, lock their doors, and refuse to answer for anyone who is not a clearly identified police officer.

The FBI said it is working with local authorities to determine what happened. State police spokesman David Procopio had said there was a "strong possibility" the incidents are related.

FOX News is also reporting information from the Justice Department saying that the two men sought in the bombing may be from overseas, and may have received military training. 

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

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