Orlando Police Department

Inside Pulse: A timeline of the night emerges

Inside Pulse: A timeline of the night emerges

2:02 a.m.: An off-duty officer working at the nightclub responds to shots at the entrance and exchanges fire with Omar Mateen. Mateen goes inside.

2:04 a.m.: Additional Orlando Police Department officers arrive on the scene after receiving a call regarding multiple shots fired at the nightclub.

Mateen opens fire and patrons hide, duck and flee.

 

2:08 a.m.: Police officers enter the building and engage in a gun battle with Mateen, which they say forced him to retreat to the restrooms....

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