June 30, 2021
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DC Sniper Case Team time line
⟶ Updated 3 Feb 2020 ⟶
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29 Jan 2020
Anthrax killer/ DC Sniper cases timeline
Michael's Arts and Crafts shooting
Michael’s arts and crafts store in Montgomery county maryland. 1702 Aspen hill
investigators who responded found no evidence, motive, or suspect.
1802, James Martin,55yr old, white father of an 18yr old son, shot and killed
Shoppers food warehouse in Wheaton a neighborhood of Montgomery County, Maryland.
Investigators came to the conclusion of a .223 caliber round.
James L. “Sonny” Buchanan, 39 year old white male suffered a chest wound and perished
Premkumar A., Walekar, 54 Indian-born male who had been gassing up his taxi lay dying
Mobil gas station in Aspen hill.
Investigators had to account for the homicides, but none of the most common explanations for homicide fit the situation.
Sarah Ramos, 34 yr old hispanic mother of a 7 yr old son was sitting at a bus stop in front of a post office was shot
bus stop in front of a post office in Silver Spring, Maryland
Investigators later focus on a witness's statement of a white box truck with black lettering drive away
Lori Lewis-Rivera, 23 yr old White woman, was fatally shot purchasing gas
Shell station in kensington, Maryland.
Shell station in kensington, Maryland. (copy)
Investigators set up a command post in a church and were looking for any form of connection between the victims.
investigators came together to discuss the information that they had which was, they knew the shooter was staying 100-150 yds away using a .223 caliber high powered rifle.
Pascal Charlot, 72 black male carpenter originally of Haiti, shot and killed
road intersection in the district of columbia.
This case was the first that the police could use dogs to track the gun powder and figure out it was a high powered rifle.
Caroline Seawell, 43 white woman was shot and survived
sitting in the parking lot of the spotsylvania mall in Fredericksburg, virginia.
Witness said a dark colored car with tinted windows, new jersey plates and a balck teenager within. Shooting was like all the others. Investigators thought shooter was heading south.
Saturday, police announced the ballistic result and affirm that they are still focused on the white box truck with dark lettering.
Iran Brown 13, walked into Tasker Middle School in Bowie, Maryland when he was shot and barely survived his ordeal.
Investigators combed the area to find a shell casing and the Death Tarot card with the message “Call me god.”
Monday the CHief of MCPD made a formal request of the government to aid in the investigation. There was immediate response in the availabilty of resources and man power. A Joint operation command was made and the task force was named SNIPEMUR.
FBI stepped up to create a profile of the shooter. Investigators spent the next few days comparing the profile to the different leads and suspects but found out that all were dead ends.
Dean Harold Meyers, 53 disabled Vietnam vet, was pumping gas Sunoco in Manassas, Virginia when he was fatally shot.
Reports of large white van discredited for this act, and a map of Baltimore and Baltimore county was found but never processed.
Thursday morning JOC was fully operational in a rented building across from MCPD police station. Tipline was formed, and criticisms were levied that the tarot card should be made public to which investigators did not comply.
Kenneth H Bridges, 53 black father of six, pumping gas at Exxon in Fredricksburg Virginia was shot and killed
police were nearby, a report of a white van fleeing was made, no actual evidence found. Investigators began a dragnet of the area bringing traffic to a stop, but no vehicle was found to be connected to the murders.
Task force then meets later that day to discuss the little change in progress that had been made.
Linda Franklin 47, FBI analyst and mother of two shot and killed in a home depot in falls church, virginia.
witness gave a statement that was later proven false oct 16. Witness then arrested on the 18 oct.
Jeff hopper, 37 white male, leaving the ponderosa steak house in Ashland, Virginia, was shot and survived
Police investigators found a letter with demands of money and orders about how to deliver, but the letter was not processed in time and the restaurant was not open for the phone call.
Police try to get the shooter to reattempt contact about demands by placing the statement in the media
Conrad Johnson 35, father of two was standing in the door of a public bus when he was shot and killed in Aspen Hills.
end to the events of the DC SNIPER case
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