Updated: Apr 15, 2013 2:45 PM CST
BOSTON – An apparent explosion has hit the finish line area of the Boston Marathon. Witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion near the finish line just before 3 p.m. Multiple casualties are now being reported.
There appeared to be blood on the ground near the finish line. Video from Skyfox showed a number of emergency crews in the area tending to victims.
Reuters was reporting that the Boston Marathon headquarters were in lockdown.
With today being Patriots Day, the symbolism can’t be ignored.
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