BOSTON (KPEL) -- As news spread throughout Boston, Mass., that the second suspect believed to be responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings had been taken into custody, spontaneous celebrations erupted throughout the city.

Students at Northeastern University crowded into the streets, clapping and cheering at passing police officers, waving American flags and singing the country's National Anthem.

Similar celebrations also took place near where 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was taken into custody and along the route as police and paramedics took him to the hospital, Boston media reported.