Timeline: Boston Marathon bombings

POSTED: 09:30 AM PDT Apr 16, 2013    UPDATED: 07:20 AM PST Jan 05, 2015 

With Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial beginning Monday, revisit a timeline of the events in the case so far.

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Early morning hours, April 19, 2013 -- The two suspects allegedly hijacked a car at gunpoint in Cambridge, Massachusetts, taking the driver as a hostage, then releasing the hostage. Officers began to chase, the suspects threw explosives and fired shots at the officers. Officers fired back, striking and killing a man, who was later identified as one of the bombers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26. Another policeman, transit officer Richard H. Donohue Jr., was also shot, but survived.


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