A chronology of the school shooting in Germany
Key events in the school shooting in Winnenden, Germany, that left 16 dead, including the gunman:world Updated: Mar 11, 2009 22:20 IST
Key events in the school shooting in Winnenden, Germany, that left 16 dead, including the gunman:
Shortly before 9:30 am: Tim K. enters Albertville high school and opens fire with a high-caliber pistol on students and teachers. He flees the school on foot and shoots a passer-by near a psychiatric hospital in Winnenden.
9:33 am: Police receive an emergency call from someone inside Albertville high school.
9:40 am: Two police squads enter the school to find nine students and three teachers shot dead.
10:00 am: Police commandos storm the home of Tim K.'s parents in Leutenbach, 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from the school.
12:00 pm: Tim K. hijacks a car, forcing the driver to take him south. Along the way he lets the driver go, then drives to nearby Wendlingen. He ditches the car and continues on foot.
12:30p.m.: Police and Tim K. exchange fire in Wendlingen. He shoots and kills two passers-by and seriously injures two officers before police shoot him dead.
First Published: Mar 11, 2009 22:19 IST