October 24, 2014 | Updated at 11:48 AM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Boston Bombers Planned New York Attack? Authorities Confirm Multiple Plots by Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarneav [VIDEO]

The Tsarnaev brothers suspected of planting two bombs at the Boston Marathon on April 15 - which killed three and injured hundreds - had plans to attack other individuals as well, authorities confirmed.

By Shiryn Ghermezian, EnStars on Apr 22, 2013 03:05 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Suspects wanted for questioning in relation to the Boston Marathon bombing April 15 are seen in handout photo released through the FBI website, April 18, 2013.
  • Suspects wanted for questioning in relation to the Boston Marathon bombing April 15 are seen in handout photo released through the FBI website, April 18, 2013. (Photo : Reuters)
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
  • (Photo : Twitter/@Dzhokhar_A)
  • Dead Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev
  • Bomber

The Tsarnaev brothers suspected of planting two bombs at the Boston Marathon on April 15 - which killed three and injured hundreds - had plans to attack other individuals as well, authorities confirmed.

Reports that the suspects were heading to New York during the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarneav were unconfirmed by officials, but it has been revealed that the 19-year-old and his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev were hoping to do more damage than they carried out.

"We have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene - the explosions, the explosive ordnance that was unexploded and the firepower that they had - that they were going to attack other individuals," Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said Sunday.

The man in a Mercedes carjacked by the brothers in the Cambridge, Mass., area gave Boston police the tip about Tamerlan and Dzhokhar thinking of going to New York. The source said about the brothers, "They were speaking in a foreign language that he could not understand. He spoke one word in English that was possibly Manhattan."

Tamerlan died late April 18 following a shootout he and his brother were involved in with police. The 26-year-old was pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dzhokhar, 19, fled the scene of the shootout but was captured on April 19 after a local spotted him hiding severally wounded in a boat. He was taken to the same hospital where his brother died and is being treated for serious gunshot wounds to his throat. His is unable to speak but authorities are asking him questions and he is responding by writing his answers on paper.

Federal authorities put in a request to interrogate Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, Tamelan's widow, and on April 20 the brothers' aunt released a statement about her nephews and their innocence.


© 2014 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Tagged :  
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Maya's announcement could change things at Forrester forever on the October 24, 2014 episode of 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

Maya Exposes Ridge & Caroline's Secret--And The Consequences Will Destroy Everything On 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

No one expected Eric's (John McCook) announcement as to who would take over as CEO would go over smoothly, but things will take a turn that no one could have expected on The Bold and the Beautiful.

Cynthia Bailey

Cynthia Bailey Claps Back After Phaedra Parks Calls Her A 'Lapdog'

After throwing subliminal shots on Instagram, Cynthia Bailey has spoken out about Phaedra Parks' recent interview with Ellen in which she called Bailey a "lap dog."

Longmire

Cast Supports Fan Petition To Save 'Longmire'

Fans have begun a petition to revive A&E's cancelled crime drama 'Longmire', which has yet to be picked up by a new network.

Craig Spencer

Craig Spencer's Fiancee Morgan Dixon Held Into Quarantine After Her Boyfriend Becomes First New York City Resident With Ebola

Morgan Dixon, the girlfriend of Dr. Craig Spencer who's been tested positive for Ebola virus, is currently being held into quarantine.

Netflix

Netflix Movies for November 2014 Revealed

A slew of new movies are set to begin streaming on Netflix starting on Nov. 1, in addition to one of the site's original series.

Longmire

'Longmire' Cancellation Takes A Toll On Cast

As A&E's axed 'Longmire' continues the long search for a new network, cast and crew have stopped to remind fans that the series' message of camaraderie is just as much alive off-screen as it is on.

Mattie Breaux of 'Party Down South'

'Party Down South' Star Mattie Breaux Injured In A Four-Wheeling Accident--Find Out How She's Doing!

Her drunken alter ego has gotten her into some trouble before on Party Down South, but this time Mattie Breaux is being forced to deal with something that can't be blamed on Martha.

Katey Sagal

Listen To Katey Sagal's Haunting Cover Of 'Greensleeves' Before New 'Sons of Anarchy' Episode

Katey Sagal, who plays Gemma on FX's Sons of Anarchy, is covering another classic song on Tuesday night's episode of the series and it is now available to listen to before the episode.

Longmire

A&E Star Writes Introduction For 'Longmire' Book

Those involved with A&E's 'Longmire' were close before the series was cancelled, but it looks like the struggle has only strengthened the bonds of friendship.

Longmire

Cast Supports Fan Petition To Save 'Longmire'

Fans have begun a petition to revive A&E's cancelled crime drama 'Longmire', which has yet to be picked up by a new network.

Longmire

'Longmire' Writer Reccomends New Strategy For Series

Fans of 'Longmire' began to organize "Twitter Stampedes" to promote the series following A&E's decision to cancel the crime drama and continue to do so as producers search to find the program a new network.

John Carroll Lynch

'American Horror Story': Twisty The Clown VERY Bitter About Freak Show Being In Town

John Carroll Lynch plays Twisty the Clown, one of the most terrifying characters on television on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show,' and the actor recently discussed some of the character's motivations.

The Dovekeepers

Cote de Pablo Gets Intimate On Set With 'Dovekeepers' Co-Star

Roma Downey shared a new photo from the set of The Dovekeepers which featured the show’s leading men.

Taylor 'Lil Bit' Wright of 'Party Down South'

'Party Down South' Star Taylor 'Lil Bit' Wright Is PREGNANT!

Fans initially questioned her plans to leave Party Down South after the show's second season, but it appears everything has worked out for the best for Taylor 'Lil Bit' Wright-who has officially announced that she is pregnant and expecting a baby with her new boyfriend.

Austin Mahone

Austin Mahone Tours Puerto Rico, As Camila Cabello & Fifth Harmony Wow Arizona

Did Fifth Harmony miss Austin Mahone? While Mahone was busy flying to Puerto Rico for the next stop on his South American tour, the girl group was busy in Arizona for the first time without being the opener.

Latest News

Sarah Gadon in Dracula Untold

Sarah Gadon Down For Another 'Spider-Man,' Could She Be Apart Of The 'Sinister Six?'

With the villains getting the spotlight in 'Sinister Six' next, could one part of Oscorp that was minor in the last Spider-Man movie turn into a weapon for the Green Goblin in the next movie?

Mama June

Mama June Address 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' Cancellation & Denies Shocking Dating Rumors

Mama June took to Facebook to address the cancelation of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo with what she called a "truth video."

Shailene Woodley

'Insurgent' Star Talks About Growing Up In The Movies & Her New Indie Film

It has been a big year for Shailene Woodley as her new series, Divergent, kicked off to a big reveal and her latest independent films have garnered her both award-worthy praise and positive audience reaction, but how does the actress feel about the new fame?

Ava learns Sonny isn't the only one looking for her on the October 24, 2014 episode of 'General Hospital'

Ava's Luck Is Running Out On 'General Hospital'

Several huge secrets and surprises have been uncovered on General Hospital, and the consequences over them being revealed are set to rock nearly everyone in town.

Tameka Raymond

Tameka Raymond Says Usher Really Did Tune In To 'Atlanta Exes'

While Usher has maintained that he has not seen Atlanta Exes starring his ex-wife Tameka Raymond, she has revealed what she believes is the real truth.

Khloe Kardashian

Judge Orders Khloe Kardashian To Make Cyrptic Divorce Decision

A Los Angeles Superior Court Family Judge has ordered that Khloe Kardashian decide if she wants to save her marriage.

Alexandra Shipp

Alexandra Shipp Addresses Haters Of Aaliyah Movie: 'Everyone Has Opinions These Days'

It's no secret Alexandra Shipp has come under great controversy after taking on the lead role of late singer Aaliyah for Lifetime's upcoming biopic 'Aaliyah: The Princess Of R&B'; now she has spoken out about the criticism.

Teresa Giudice

Teresa Giudice's Former Crisis Manager Blasts Her: 'I Inherited A Mess'

The aftermath of The Real Housewives of New Jersey's Teresa Giudice's prison sentence has gone from bad to worse as her former legal crisis manager Wendy Feldman called her out for being " a mess."

American Horror Story

Jessica Lange's 'Gods and Monsters' Reaches No. 1 On iTunes Soundtrack Chart

Jessica Lange's performance of Lana Del Rey's 'Gods and Monsters' has proven to be a big hit with the American Horror Story: Freak Show audience, shooting up in the iTunes charts.

Halloween

10 Halloween Ideas Based On Pop Culture, Photos

Halloween is just a week away and we are sure many of you are scrambling for last-minute ideas. We’ve compiled a list of costumes with a pop culture theme.

Featured Videos

From Our Partners

Bethenny Frankel and Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen Real Housewives: Bravo Exec Discusses Bethenny Frankel's Return To 'RHONY' [VIDEO]

Andy Cohen had been working on a Bethenny Frankel return for months leading up to her official announcement on Monday.

Levante

CELTA VIGO vs. LEVANTE Live Stream FREE Online: 2014 La Liga Table, Live Coverage From Vigo, Projected Lineups and TACTICAL PREVIEW

Two clubs in opposite halves of the Liga BBVA table will do battle today in a league match between Celta Vigo and Levante. The first-division clash scheduled for 3 p.m. ET will be held at Balaidos Stadium in Vigo and can be live streamed here free. Additional TV coverage can be found on beIN Sports en Español.

Civilization: Beyond Earth

Civilization: Beyond Earth Launches For PCs Today; Here's How To Get The Epic Free Soundtrack That Comes With It

Civilization: Beyond Earth is now live on Steam worldwide, offering players a new evolution of the Sid Meier's Civilization formula. And alongside the release of the game comes the release of its complete, epic soundtrack, which is provided free to all who buy the game. Here's how you can get to your copy of the tunes.

Bryan Ruiz

FULHAM vs. CHARLTON ATHLETIC Live Stream Online: 2014 English League Championship Table, Live Coverage From London, Projected Lineups and TACTICAL PREVIEW

Two clubs in opposite halves of the English League Championship table will do battle today in a match between Fulham and Charlton Athletic. The second-division clash scheduled for 2:45 p.m. ET will be held at Craven Cottage in London and can be live streamed here free. Additional TV coverage can be found on beIN Sports.

Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin

Lisa Rinna 'RHOBH': Harry Hamlin Refuses To Film For Bravo Series [VIDEO]

Harry Hamlin won't be starring alongside his wife on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season five.

Sega 3D Classics Collection

SEGA 3D Classics Collection Announced: Google Translate Tells Us About The 11 Games Found In New 3DS Compilation Title [TRAILER]

Nintendo is releasing a new compilation of classic Sega titles this December. Since the news was in Japanese only, we went to Google Translate to see just what these games were all about. The results? Hilarious.

Stassi Schroeder

Stassi Schroeder Vanderpump Rules: Star Discusses Season Three And Her Rumored Spinoff [VIDEO]

Stassi Schroeder is back in Los Angeles and returning to Vanderpump Rules for season three.

Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros For Wii U Features: Top New Additions Include Playable Mewtwo, Smash Tour Mode, And 8 Player Battles [VIDEO]

As promised, Nintendo yesterday delivered a bevy of new details about Super Smash Bros for Wii U, delivering information on features and game modes through a live stream.

Tolouse

TOULOUSE vs. RC LENS Live FREE Stream Online: 2014 Ligue 1 Table, Live Coverage From Toulouse, Projected Lineups and TACTICAL PREVIEW

Two clubs in opposite halves of the Ligue 1 table will do battle today in a league match between Toulouse and RC Lens. The first-division clash scheduled for 2:30 p.m. ET will be held at Stadium Municipal and can be live streamed here free.

Real Time Analytics