Jared Loughner Checked Into Hotel Morning of Shooting; Newly Released Timeline Indicates He Probably Never Slept
A timeline of Jared Loughner's activities the morning he allegedly went on a shooting rampage at a Tucson grocery store show that he checked into a hotel hours before the shooting occurred -- but it appears he never actually slept.
According to the timeline, provided by the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Loughner checked into a Motel 6 at 4630 West Ina Road in Tucson at 12:29 a.m. the morning of the shooting.
About an hour earlier, Loughner dropped off a roll of film at a Walgreen's, and about two hours after checking into the motel, he returned to the store to retrieve the photos at 2:19 a.m. -- less than two hours after checking in.
At 4:12 a.m., about two hours after retrieving the photos, Loughner posted the message "Goodbye Friends" on his Myspace page accompanied by a photo he had picked up from the Wallgreen's.
About two hours later, at 6:12 a.m., records show that Loughner made a purchase at a Walmart at the Foothills Mall in Tucson. Less than 10 minutes later, at 6:21 a.m., Loughner made another purchase at a Circle K convenience store.
About 40 minutes after purchasing something at the Walmart at the Foothills Mall, Loughner returned to the same Walmart and tried to purchase bullets. He reportedly was turned away by a store employee for reasons unknown (Walmart refuses to answer questions about what caused the employee to turn Loughner away).
Loughner left that Walmart and went to another one at 8280 North Cortaro Road in Marana where he purchased ammunition and a black diaper bag at 7:27 a.m.
Three minutes later, at 7:30 a.m., Loughner was stopped by an Arizona Game and Fish officer for running a red light at Cortaro Road and Interstate 10. He was issued a verbal warning and let go.
Loughner then went to his parents' house, where his father questioned him about the black bag he'd seen him remove from a family vehicle. Loughner then took off running into the desert between 7:31 a.m. and 9:40 a.m.
At 9:41 a.m., Loughner was picked up by a cab and driven to the Safeway -- where he allegedly went on the shooting rampage that left six people dead and 13 others wounded, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
See the entire time line released by the PCSD below:
Jared Lee Loughner purchased a Glock Model 19, 9mm handgun with extended magazine and one box of ammo Winchester.
Loughner drops off roll of 35mm film to be developed at Walgreens, 3800 W. Ina Road, Tucson, AZ
Loughner makes a purchase at Circle K Store #3400, 4900 W. Ina Road, Tucson, AZ, 85743.
Loughner checks into Motel 6, 4630 W. Ina Road, Tucson, AZ.
Loughner returns to Walgreens at 3800 W. Ina Road, Tucson, AZ to retrieve developed photos and makes a purchase
Loughner makes purchase at Chevron Store #95481, 7620 N. Hartman Rd, Tucson, AZ
Loughner posted bulletin on Myspace. Titled post "Goodbye friends" and contained a photo from Walgreens on website
Loughner makes purchase at Walmart Store #2922 at Foothills mall, 7635 N La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ.
Loughner makes purchase at Circle K Store #08510 at 3712 W. Cortaro Farms Rd., Tucson, AZ
Walmart Store #2922 at Foothills mall, 7635 N La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ. Loughner attempted to purchase ammunition at Walmart
Loughner makes purchase for ammunition and a diaper bag (backpack style) at Super Walmart, 8280 N. Cortaro Road, Marana, AZ.
AZ Game & Fish Department officer stops Loughner for running a red light at Cortaro Rd. and I-10 between 7:31 AM and 9:40 AM
Loughner returned home, removed a black bag from the vehicle. His father confronted him and he fled on foot carrying the black bag.
Cab driver picks up Loughner from Circle K at 3712 W. Cortaro Farms Road, Tucson, AZ and drives him to Safeway, 7100 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ.
Cab driver and Loughner enter Safeway to get change for fare.
Loughner opens fire. Nineteen people wounded: 6 fatalities, 13 injured.
Pima County Sheriff's Department receives 911 call of shooting at Safeway, 7100 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ.
First medical unit, Rural Metro Fire Rescue 76 (Paramedic Unit) dispatched to shooting at Safeway, 7100 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ
Deputy Audetat is first deputy on scene and detains suspect
Deputy Patino second on scene at Safeway, 7100 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ and secures weapon
Medical personnel begin arriving on scene
Southwest Ambulance, Paramedic 831 on scene at Safeway, 7100 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ.
Southwest Ambulance, Paramedic 831 transported Congresswoman Giffords to UMC
Suspect transported to Foothills Substation, 7300 N. Shannon Road, Tucson, AZ.
Warrant served at Loughner's parents' residence. 7700 block N. Soledad Ave.
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