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VIDEO: Intense firefight with Boston Marathon bombing suspects in Massachusetts neighborhood

A woman looks out a window at her home as police start to search an apartment building while looking for Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., April 19, 2013. Charles Krupa/AP

(CBS) -- The intense firefight that broke out early Friday as police chased the two Boston bombings suspects in a Massachusetts neighborhood was caught in a dramatic home video, CBS Boston reports.

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Police said they chased the suspects to a neighborhood in Watertown, just west of Cambridge, where explosives were thrown at them and gunfire was exchanged.

Witnesses in Watertown reported hearing multiple gunshots and explosions at about 1 a.m. Friday, The Associated Press reports. Dozens of police officers and FBI agents were in the neighborhood and a helicopter circled overhead.

Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was reportedly killed during the gunfire exchange, according to AP. His younger brother, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, escaped the scene and remained at large Friday morning.

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