Timeline: Boston Marathon bombings

Published On: Apr 16 2013 11:30:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 04 2015 02:04:36 PM CST

With opening arguments beginning in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's -- 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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