What Scot Peterson Said & Heard During MSD School Shooting

Here’s a portion of the dispatch audio that covers what was said before Scot Peterson arrived on scene until after killer Nikolas Cruz left the 1200 building and fled the school. This does not include what was said on the school radio as that was not recorded. When listening to the audio, note that Nikolas Cruz was inside the 1200 building for 6 minutes and 38 seconds, from 2:21:16 – 2:27:54. Cruz was on the first floor for 2 minutes and 9 seconds.It’s critical to note that Peterson was NOT on the scene while Cruz was shooting on the first floor. Cruz was on the second floor for 41 seconds.
Cruz was on the third floor for 3 minutes and 3 seconds. Cruz was a barricaded sniper inside the 3rd floor teachers’ lounge for the last 2 minutes on the 3rd floor. The investigation concluded that Cruz fired his last round at 2:27:10, 5 minutes and 26 seconds after his first shot.At 2:23:17 Peterson arrives on scene with Greenleaf and Medina arrive on scene. At 2:23:25 Cruz shot and killed security monitor Aaron Feis outside the west stairwell door of the 1200 building. At 2:23:26, 1 second later, Peterson reported to BSO dispatch (channel 8A) of “shots fired.” Peterson then advised CODE RED over the school radio.


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