Public records of 911 calls, dispatch logs and court documents provide a chronology of the events surrounding the shootings at a party in Mukilteo on July 30 that left three dead.
Killed were Anna Bui, Jordan Ebner and Jake Long, all 19. Will Kramer, 18, was shot in the back but survived and is recovering at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The suspect, Allen Ivanov, 19, is in jail.
Tuesday, July 26
Allen Ivanov purchases a semiautomatic rifle at Cabela’s in Tulalip.
Thursday, July 28
Ivanov’s former girlfriend, Anna Bui, is out of town. He puts his rifle in the trunk of his car, drives to a quiet spot and parks. That same day Ivanov posts to social media about his new firearm. One tweet reads: “What’s Ruger gonna think?” In another he writes “… I’ve been through it all.”
Friday, July 29
Ivanov reportedly picks up a friend early in the day and takes him to a home where he knocks on the door. The friend doesn’t know why they are there and thinks it is odd enough that he asks Ivanov if he is OK. Ivanov allegedly tells him: “Yeah dude, I’m fine. I would never do anything bad.”
4 p.m.: Ivanov leaves work early, saying he doesn’t feel well. He returns to Cabela’s and purchases a second magazine for his rifle.
10 p.m.: Ivanov parks outside the party, according to his statements to police. He reports becoming angry after spotting his ex-girlfriend in somebody else’s company. He gets his rifle and hides outside the house.
Saturday, July 30
12:06 a.m.: First calls come in from Mukilteo’s Chennault Beach neighborhood reporting gunfire. One caller says there were at least 20 shots fired.
12:08 a.m.: Caller reports hearing somebody screaming.
12:09 a.m.: Young witnesses to the shootings begin calling 911, reporting multiple victims. One has difficulty convincing a dispatcher he’s telling the truth.
12:10 a.m.: A group of teens who have locked themselves in a bathroom describe others being shot.
12:12 a.m.: Dispatchers report multiple victims and have details of some of the injuries. They also are being provided information about the shooter.
12:15 a.m.: Police are told to look for Allen Ivanov, 19, in connection with the shootings.
12:22 a.m.: Emergency personnel declare the scene a mass-casualty incident. By definition, that means local resources are overwhelmed.
12:35 a.m.: The ambulance with Will Kramer, the lone shooting survivor, leaves for Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
12:41 a.m.: Alerted by their son’s friends, Jordan Ebner’s mother and father begin calling dispatchers seeking information about their son’s injuries
12:51 a.m.: Plans are formed to route parents to one location for reunification with their children.
1:05 a.m.: Police arrive at the Ivanov home in Mukilteo.
1:05 a.m.: Police begin trying to trace or “ping” Ivanov’s cellphone.
1:28 a.m.: Dispatchers learn that Ivanov has been calling people and reportedly is distraught and suicidal. Ivanov allegedly tells one he’s killed his former girlfriend.
1:29 a.m.: Ivanov’s cellphone “pings” near Lakewood in Pierce County.
1:50 a.m.: Washington State Patrol troopers report they have arrested Ivanov in Lewis County. He has a loaded, military-style rifle in the vehicle.
2:56 a.m.: Ivanov’s mother begins calling 911. Her son has called her as troopers pull him over along I-5.
6:05 a.m.: The State Patrol arrives in Mukilteo with Ivanov in custody.
6:28 a.m.: Ivanov is interviewed by Mukilteo detectives.
11:30 p.m.: The scene is considered closed by police.
— Herald staff