Police release timeline of Sandy Hook School shooting - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Police release timeline of Sandy Hook School shooting

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