Islam might have had secondary role in Boston attacks ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page BARCROFT MEDIA photo Tamerlan Tsarnaev practiced boxing at the Wai Kru Mixed Martial Arts center in Boston in this April 2009 photo. BARCROFT MEDIA photo Tamerlan Tsarnaev arrived at the Wai Kru Mixed Martial Arts center in Boston in this April 2009 photo. Anne Rearick Tamerlan Tsarnaev, with Somerville boxing club trainers, got his hands laced at a Golden Glove event in Lowell on May 15, 2006. Anne Rearick Tamerlan Tsarnaev, with Micky Ward, a former professional boxer, at a Golden Gloves event in Lowell on May 15, 2006. FBI Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev was being sought by police in the Boston Marathon bombings. Bob Leonard Law enforcement officials identified two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings as brothers Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev (left) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Tamerlan was killed in a confrontation with police. Bob Leonard photo The suspects were photographed near the finish line. David Green/AP What appears to be Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev (left, in white hat) is shown walking away after the Marathon bombings on Monday. Boston Regional Intelligence Center Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev in a photo release early Friday morning. The Boston Marathon bombings killed three people and injured more than 170, some of whom lost limbs. Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, in a yearbook photo, was a member of the class of 2011 at the Cambridge Rindge & Latin School. VKontakte/AFP/Getty Images An undated image of what appears to be Dzhokhar Tsarnaev taken from VKontakte, a Russian social media site. Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev was on the wrestling team in high school, former classmates said. Boston Regional Intelligence Center Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev in an undated photo. FBI The FBI initially referred to Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, here in security camera footage shortly before the Marathon bombing, as Suspect 2. “We believe this to be a terrorist,’’ Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis told reporters. “We believe this to be a man here to kill people.” The brothers killed an MIT police officer and later seriously injured a Transit Police officer, officials said. FBI Tamerlan Tsarnaev, initially known as Suspect 1, died early Friday morning after a shootout with police, officials said. FBI The brothers led law enforcement in a car chase and threw grenades at officers, injuring about 20 officers, officials said. FBI Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s injuries were inflicted by a combination of blasts and gunshots, said Dr. Richard Wolfe of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. FBI When his brother was injured and apprehended, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev escaped.