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Uvalde School Shooting Timeline – NBC Chicago

Outside the school, every heartbreaking minute during the Uvalde school shooting was felt by loved ones and loved ones of the children and staff. In the halls of Robb Elementary School, every moment of terror for over an hour can only be described by those who survived.

Below is a full display of the sequence of events, followed by a timeline of the school shooting in which the lives of 19 children and two adults were taken on May 24.

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11:27 School door originally held open with a stone by a teacher.

11:28 The shooter’s truck crashes into the ditch. The shooter comes out with a gun in his backpack, shoots witnesses.

11:30 AM The teacher calls 911. The teacher kicks the stone and closes the door. The door does not lock.

11:31 a.m. The shooter breaks through the fence and begins shooting from the parking lot.

11:32 am The patrol officer who heard the initial 911 call drives to the school – passing the suspect in the parking lot.

11:33 am The shooter enters the school through the unlocked door, begins shooting into a classroom. It fires over 100 bullets.

11:35 a.m. Three officers enter the school through the open door and are followed soon after by four others. Two of the seven officers received grazing bullet wounds.

11:37 – 11:44 Sixteen more shots.

11:43 am The school posts on its Facebook page that it is on lockdown “due to gunfire in the area”.

12:03 At 12:03 p.m., 19 officers arrived at the scene and gathered in the hallway. A student in room 112 makes a 911 call that lasts one minute and 23 seconds.

12:10 p.m. Another 911 call is made by the student in room 112. The caller tells the dispatcher that several people are dead.

12:13 p.m. The student calls 911 again.

12:15 p.m. Officers from the Border Patrol Tactical Team begin arriving on the scene.

12:16 p.m. The student in room 112 calls 911 again and reports that there are 8-9 students still alive.

12:17 p.m. The school posts on Facebook that there is an active shooter at the school.

12:19 p.m. Another student, this one in room 111, calls 911, but hangs up when another student says to do so.

12:21 p.m. The shooter fires again, apparently at the classroom door. Agents begin to move down the hallway toward the location. Later, three gunshots can be heard at this time on a recording of a 911 call.

12:30 p.m. The school posts again on Facebook, this time to say that the students who had escaped from the school were being taken to a high school across town for reunification. The message also asks parents not to pick up their children until the school informs them that all students have been accommodated.

12:36 p.m. The same student calls 911 again and is told to stay on the line and be very quiet. The caller tells 911 that the shooter fired at the door.

12:43 p.m. The student on the phone calls 911 to send the police now.

12:46 p.m. The student on the phone tells 911 that he can now hear the police next door.

12:47 The student on the phone calls 911 again to send the police now.

12:50 p.m. Border Patrol tactical agents, using keys borrowed from a school guard, enter the classroom and begin shooting at the shooter, killing him. Gunshots can be heard when calling 911.

12:51 p.m. Officers can be heard, via the continuous call to 911, helping children out of the classroom. The student who had called 911 was released at that time.


Source: Department of Texas. Public Safety, NBC News

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