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Friday, April 19, 2013

View From The Neighborhood On Lockdown

The view from Jon Peck's home in Watertown, Mass. around 7 a.m. Friday. (Jon Peck/Here & Now)

The view from Jon Peck’s home in Watertown, Mass. around 7 a.m. Friday. (Jon Peck/Here & Now)

Jon Peck, one of our colleagues at WBUR, lives in the Watertown, Mass. neighborhood where the shootout with the two suspects took place early this morning.

That neighborhood remains under a lock down, and Jon joins us from his home.

He describes what he’s seen and heard.

Video: Police Search Watertown, Mass.

In this video sent to WBUR from a listener this morning, police move down a Watertown, Mass. street during the manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Taken from top of hill at Shattuck Road in Watertown overlooking intersection of Mount Auburn Street & School Street.

Video: Overnight Shootout in Watertown

This video appears to have been taken by a Watertown resident of the shootout overnight.

Guest:

  • Jon Peck, resident of Watertown, Mass. and syndication sales manager at WBUR.

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  • Mike Peck

    Jon Peck is a real hero. We are so proud of him. His father, Mike Peck

  • Aesop

    Constitution for the united States? Bill of Rights? Officially Extinct.

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    It is time to stand up and oppose the Tyranny folks. “This is just a drill”

    Coming soon, to a town, street, home near you.

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