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Quebec City mosque shooting: Timeline of police response to attack

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WATCH ABOVE: A spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec provided a brief timeline of the police response to the deadly shooting at a mosque in Quebec City Sunday night, saying the second suspect called 911 at 8:05 – Jan 30, 2017

Six people were killed and five critically injured Sunday night in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City.

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Here’s a timeline of the police response:

At 7:50 p.m., police receive several calls from the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec reporting that shots had been fired.

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Police quickly arrive onsite and arrest one suspect.

Police survey the scene of a shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday January 29, 2017.
Police survey the scene of a shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday January 29, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon

Officers go inside the mosque and realize there are many victims.

The attack is considered a major incident. All available police staff in Quebec City, including canine units, are called in.

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Police set up a security perimeter around the site.

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Multiple people dead after shooting at Quebec City mosque – Jan 29, 2017

At 8:10 p.m., a second suspect calls 911 asking to speak with investigators. He tells police he will wait for officers at an access road near the Ile-d’Orleans bridge.

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Police go to the meeting spot and arrest the suspect at 9 p.m.

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Police confirm all 6 Quebec City mosque shooting victims were male – Jan 30, 2017

More officers go to the mosque to provide support for those on scene. A command post is established.

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At 10 p.m., an RCMP national security task force is deployed.

SQ spokesperson Christine Coulombe says it is too early to determine a motive behind the rampage.

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University of Laval officials can’t confirm Quebec City mosque shooting suspects are students – Jan 30, 2017

Security is increased at other mosques in the city as well as the Université Laval campus.

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A message of love and support is seen taped to the outside of the Albarakan Mosque in Halifax in light of the shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Jan. 29, 2017.
A message of love and support is seen taped to the outside of the Albarakan Mosque in Halifax in light of the shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Jan. 29, 2017. Reynold Gregor/Global News

Flags at City Hall in Montreal and the National Assembly in Quebec City fly at half-mast.

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Vigils are organized across the country.

Around 12 p.m. Monday, Quebec provincial police confirm that one of the two suspects is now considered a witness.

Reports from Quebec media, including La Presse, TVA, and Radio Canada, say that Alexandre Bissonnette is the lone person suspected in the shooting.