Not much is known for sure yet, but they are reporting 22 injured and 2 dead, but are anticipating those numbers to rise because of the density of people in the area.
|This is barely an hour away from where I am right now.|
VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED: Initial photos from the scene are here. Video from the scene when it happened is here.
Since cell phone service has been shut down in the area to prevent remote triggering of more bombs, anyone who might be looking for family and friends is encouraged to call 617-635-4500. If you know or saw anything suspicious or unusual, call the Boston Police Tip Line: 1-800-494-8477.
I'm just at a loss for words.
Side note: The last mile in the Boston Marathon was dedicated to the families of the victims of the Newtown, CT school shooting. Some parents of Newtown victims were seated in the VIP section right near where the bombs exploded.