As events unfolded Thursday night into Friday, Boston Globe reporters, police, public officials, and ordinary citizens used the social media platform Twitter to tell the story in a dramatic, second-by-second account, sometimes with riveting, first-person details. The following is a collection of Globe and official tweets only, many pulled from the Globe’s live blog, beginning with the news of a shooting on the campus of MIT.
11:33 p.m.@GlobeJenPeter: State police confirms the MIT cop has sustained life-threatening injuries. #mitshooting
11:35 p.m.@GlobeMoskowitz: 30+ cruisers - state, transit, Cambridge, and K9 - visible outside Stata, helicopters overhead. MIT shooting report ...
1:11 a.m. @WesleyLowery: Talking to locals who heard gunshots and explosions. Many almost run off the road by police. #MITShooting
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