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Police release timeline of Sandy Hook School shooting

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In the Sandy Hook Report, police released an abbreviated time line from the first 911 call received to the time the police entered the school building.

  • 9:35:39 - First 911 call to Newtown Police Department is received.
  • 9:36:06 - Newtown Police Department dispatcher broadcasts that there is a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
  • 9:37:38 - Connecticut State Police are dispatched to Sandy Hook Elementary School for active shooter.
  • 9:38:50 - Connecticut State Police are informed that Sandy Hook Elementary School is in lockdown.
  • 9:39:00 - First Newtown police officer arrives behind Sandy Hook Elementary School on Crestwood Road.
  • 9:39:13 - Two more Newtown officers arrive at Sandy Hook Elementary School and park on the driveway near the ball field. Gunshots are heard in the background.
  • 9:39:34 - Newtown officer encounters unknown male running along the east side of Sandy Hook Elementary School with something in his hand.
  • 9:40:03 - Last gunshot is heard. This is believed to be the final suicide shot from the shooter in classroom 10.
  • 9:41:07 - Information is relayed as to the location of the last known gunshots heard within Sandy Hook Elementary School, the front of the building.
  • 9:41:24 - Newtown officer has unknown male prone on ground, starting information relay regarding possibly more than one shooter.
  • 9:42:39 - Newtown officer calls out the license plate of the shooter's car.
  • 9:44:47 - Newtown officers enter Sandy Hook Elementary School.
  • 9:46:23 - Connecticut State Police arrive at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
  • 9:46:48 - Connecticut State Police enter Sandy Hook Elementary School


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