(CNN)Here's a timeline of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, when a gunman killed 49 people and wounded 53 in the early morning hours of June 12 at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. This timeline is based on information provided by Orlando police Chief John Mina, SWAT Captain Mark Canty, Mayor Buddy Dyer, first responder dispatch, witness accounts, the FBI and other law enforcement authorities.
Gunshots shatter the night
- Shooter's conflicting persona
- Did wife know about attack?
- The victims: 49 lives cut short
- Shootout caught on camera
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- Nightclub attack: America's Bataclan?
- 'If you are alive, raise your hand'
- How the shooting unfolded
- How to help victims
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