Timeline of events during shooting at Skyline College

Shooting at Skyline College

Students react to Skyline College shooting

Timeline of Skyline College Shooting

Wednesday, September 2, 2009



@1:30pm shots fired in skyline parking lot 6. A young African American male was shot in the lower back as a result of an altercation between a group of unidentified male suspects.  


@2:00pm mass text messages sent to skyline students and faculty stating: “Active shooter at Skyline. Take safe cover immediately. Classes closed for the rest of the day.”


@2:10pm Police officers began to corral students across campus into campus buildings in accordance with lockdown protocol.


@2:31pm Building 2 is ordered to evacuate all its personnel in an orderly fashion with their hands above their heads. Afterwards students are permitted to vacate the premises.


@ 4:40pm police sources now say it will be at least 2 or 3 hours until they will allow public access to lot # 11


@ 4:46pm Lots 6, 7, 8 are safe for students to access their cars


@4:15pm a forensics van drove onto campus


@ 7:45pm mass text message sent to alert students and faculty that skyline college will be closed tomorrow, September 3, 2009 and will reopen for classes on Friday, September 4, 2009


@ 8:30pm mass email sent out to students and faculty of skyline college alerting them that, “There was a shooting in one of the parking lots on the Skyline College campus that was a result of a confrontation between two groups. Skyline College will be closed on Thursday, September 3, 2009. The San Bruno Police will continue their investigation. Skyline College will re-open on Friday, September 4, 2009. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the San Bruno Police at (650) 616-7100. If you left personal belongings on campus, you may retrieve them on Friday at the Public Safety Office in building 6.” –Victoria Morrow, Skyline College President


@9:15pm according to an official at the Public Safety Office on Skyline Campus, the campus will be under 24 hour surveillance by the San Bruno Police department. Students or faculty will not be allowed access to collect any personal items on campus tonight. First thing tomorrow, students can access their vehicles or collect any personal items left on campus.