A male shooter targeting several buildings in downtown Austin, Texas, on Friday morning died after being shot at by police outside the department's headquarters. Police said an officer shot at the suspect, but said it was possible the gunman killed himself.
2:22 a.m. First calls came in of shots fired.
2:24 a.m. More reports of possible automatic weapon being fired in downtown Austin.
2:28 a.m. Gunshots fired at the federal courthouse.
2:29 a.m. Reports of gunshots being fired at Mexican consulate.
2:30 a.m. Police sergeant loading up horses at the end of the night after rmounted patrol earlier in the evening reports seeing gunman, hearing gunshots and seeing bullets ricocheting off of the building near him.
2:32 a.m. Suspect shoots at Austin Police Department headquarters, according to police.
2:33 a.m. Officer, while holding the reins of two horses in one hand, fires at least one round at suspect. Suspect goes down, but it is not clear whether he was killed by officer's shot.
2:34 a.m. Emergency services called.
Officer begins to drag suspect away from his van, parked next to police headquarters, and as he gets ready to render medical aid, notices canisters in the car and that the suspect is wearing a vest; cannot tell if it is an explosive/potential suicide vest; bomb squad called.
2:40 a.m. Bomb squad responds; SWAT called.
2:41 a.m. Interstate 35 shut down; streets around police headquarters evacuated.
3:01 a.m. It is discovered that BB&T bank had also been targeted.
Sources: Austin Police Department. Graphics reporting by Julie Westfall, Christine Mai-DucCopyright © 2018, Los Angeles Times