Nearly two years after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, a government report on Friday critiqued the city's immediate response to the attack and subsequent manhunt of the suspects.
While the report praised Boston's overall response as a "great success," it was less complimentary of the law enforcement officials who tracked alleged bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to a boat several days later, Time notes.
"Weapons discipline was lacking," the report said, when police officers opened fire on the boat after hearing a gunshot, which they attributed to Tsarnaev but which actually came from a fellow police officer. And, a lack of coordination between city agencies "created confusion at times," in the hours and then days after the attack, the report added.
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