Man Carjacked By Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects Speaks To CBS News

BOSTON (CBS) – The man who says he was carjacked and held at gunpoint by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects spoke on TV for the first time Tuesday with CBS News senior correspondent John Miller.

Cambridge carjacking victim "Danny."  (Image courtesy: CBS News)

Cambridge carjacking victim “Danny.” (Image courtesy: CBS News)

The man, a 26-year-old Chinese entrepreneur who would only identify himself as Danny, asked for his face not to be shown and his voice to be altered.

READ: Full Interview With Danny

Danny says he pulled his Mercedes over to send a text message and Tamerlan Tsarnaev jumped in and showed a gun.

“He asked me a question like do you know the Boston Explosion on Monday?” Danny told Miller. “I said, ‘yes.’ He said, ‘you know, I did that. And I just killed a policeman in Cambridge.'”

Tamerlan’s younger brother, Dzhokhar, was following behind in another car and eventually loaded their remaining bombs into Danny’s car.

Danny managed to escape and called police who caught up with the suspects in Watertown.

“What I was doing was trying to save myself,” he told Miller. “The police, they are the hero. They exchange gunfire with the bad guys. I think they are the heroes.”


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