Timeline Ottawa Shooting

Below is a timeline of unfolding events in Canada’s capital. Social media accounts are primarily those of politicians and journalists on the scene and/or on lock-down within the Parliament.

Events are added as they occur, images are included where available.

2014

09:50 - Shooting at War Memorial
09:52 - Call to Police
09:55 - Shooting at Center Block
09:55 - Parliament Enters Lockdown
09:57 - Body on the ground at Library of Parliament
10:00 - Ottawa Police Tactical Unit Arrives
10:19 - MPs, Reporters and Visitors Told to Evacuate Parliament
10:21 - Bob Zimmerman Tweets Lone Gunman is Deceased
10:21 - Picture of Shooter's Car Released
10:30 - MP Bernard Trottier Tweets Gunman has been Killed
10:38 - Paramedics Begin Working on Shot Soldier
10:40 - City Hall Lockdown
10:57 - Rideau Centre Lockdown
11:06 - University of Ottawa Lockdown
11:18 - Police Enter Chateau Laurier
11:25 - Possible Second Shooter Reported
11:29 - Media Confirms Shooter Killed
11:37 - All bridges across the river reported closed.
11:35 - Canadian Bases Closed to Public
11:40 - Perimeter expanded to Albert Street
11:44 - Person loaded into an ambulance
11:49 - Rideau Street East Cleared by Police
11:53 - Stringer Reports Soldier Shot at War Memorial Still Alive
11:58 - Civil servants and PMO/PCO staff let go from PMO
11:58 - Clarification: Shooting at Rideau Center was near the building, not inside
12:00 - US embassy placed on lockdown
12:01 - Media Reports from Mall Manager Indicate No Shooting at Rideau Centre
12:10 - Cell phone service out (jammers or overloaded system?)
12:11 - NORAD increases readiness
12:12 - Media Told to Run and Hide Near Rideau Centre
12:40 - Government Minister Jason Kenney Confirms Death of Soldier