Photos Of Boston, Locked Down

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April 19 2013 12:29 PM

Photos Of Boston, Locked Down

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A police officer stands guard at South Station on April 19, 2013 in Boston. South Station was shut down and heavily guarded with police in response to the early morning shootings in Cambridge and Watertown, Mass.

Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images

As law enforcement officials conduct a city-wide search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, the entire city of Boston is effectively on lockdown. And residents are posting eerie photos of empty streets as nearly an entire city's population remains indoors, waiting for news. Here are a few: 

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