Timeline of Orlando gunman’s conversations in club shooting

Club Masque temporarily changed its marquee to honor those killed at Pulse, a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI on Monday released partial transcripts that give the fullest glimpse yet of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen’s conversations with 911 and crisis negotiators during the June 12 massacre at the Pulse nightclub that left 49 people and Mateen dead. A timeline:

2:02 a.m.: Orlando police receive reports of shots fired at Pulse.

2:08 a.m.: Police enter and exchange gunfire with Mateen.

2:18 a.m.: A SWAT team is called to the scene.

2:35 a.m.: Mateen makes a 50-second call to 911 in which he says, “I let you know, I’m in Orlando and I did the shootings.” The transcript says he says words in Arabic to the dispatcher and says, “Praise be to God, and prayers as well as peace be upon the prophet of God.”

2:48 a.m.: Mateen begins the first of three conversations with crisis negotiators. The first call lasts nine minutes.

3:03 a.m.: A second conversation between Mateen and a negotiator lasts 16 minutes.

3:24 a.m.: A third conversation with a negotiator lasts three minutes. Over the three calls, Mateen refers to himself as an Islamic solider and pledges allegiance to people and groups whose names are omitted from the excerpt. The FBI has previously stated that he pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State. Mateen tells a negotiator to tell the U.S. to stop bombing Syria and Iraq, and claims to have explosives and vests. He then hangs up.

4:21 a.m.: Orlando police pull an air conditioning unit from a dressing-room window, allowing some people to escape.

4:29 a.m.: Victims tell Orlando officers that Mateen told them he planned to put four explosive vests on victims within 15 minutes. An immediate search of his vehicle found no bombs or vests.

5:02 a.m.: Tactical officers and a hazardous materials team break through a wall of the nightclub and enter using an armored vehicle.

5:14 a.m.: Orlando police radio that shots are fired.

5:15 a.m.: Orlando police radio that officers encountered Mateen and he is down.

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