Prayers to everybody involved….
Approximately 10 minutes passed between the time officials received the first 911 call and the time deputies found the suspected gunman dead. An approximate look at how the events unfolded:
Friday, May 23, 2014
9:27 p.m. Reports of shots fired in the Isla Vista area were called in to the Santa Barbara County Emergency Communications Center.
9:30 p.m. Additional reports of shots fired in several other areas of Isla Vista; suspect’s vehicle description broadcast to law enforcement in the area
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9:33 p.m. Suspect fires shots at deputies. Deputies fire back. Suspect flees.
9:34 p.m. Another deputy sees suspect. The suspect and deputy exchange gunfire. Suspect flees down Del Playa Drive.
9:37 p.m. Suspect crashes into parked vehicle. Deputies approach vehicle and find suspect dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
2:40 a.m. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown holds press conference and confirms that seven people were killed, including the suspect, and seven more injured at a total of nine different crime scenes.