A timeline of events in fatal shooting of RCMP officers in Moncton, N.B.
MONCTON, N.B. — A timeline of events in the fatal shooting of three RCMP officers and the wounding of two others in Moncton, N.B.:
6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. — A witness says she saw a man wearing military camouflage walking down Pioneer Avenue.
7:30 p.m. — A witness says he saw a man carrying guns and wearing military camouflage walking down Pioneer Avenue. The RCMP also say they responded to a complaint of a man dressed in camouflage clothing who was carrying guns. Supt. Marlene Snowman says five officers were shot over a short period of time after arriving on the scene.
9:15 p.m. — Via Twitter, the RCMP tells residents of a north Moncton neighbourhood to remain inside as they investigate a shooting.
10:15 p.m. — The RCMP expand the size of the area of north Moncton where they ask people to remain inside.
10:30 p.m. — The RCMP say they are searching for 24-year-old Justin Bourque of Moncton and release a picture of him on Twitter dressed in camouflage clothing and carrying two rifles.
11 p.m. — Police confirm that three officers have died as a result of gunshot wounds and two others are in hospital being treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Midnight — The Mounties say the suspect is still at large and he is believed to be in the Pinehurst subdivision as their manhunt continues through the night.
6:30 a.m. — Police issue a map showing a large section of northwest Moncton where they want residents to remain indoors and lock their doors.
8 a.m. — The RCMP make a positive identification of Bourque and receive reports of two others sightings on Monday morning but they are unable to confirm those sightings were of the suspected shooter.
11:15 a.m. — The Mounties hold a briefing to update their search for Bourque. Roger Brown, the commanding officer for the RCMP in New Brunswick, says the suspect is “very mobile and still considered very dangerous, armed and dangerous.”