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Timeline shows how the Parkland Florida school shooting unfolded



One of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States took place one year ago at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Fewer than two hours after the gunfire first broke out, authorities arrested a single suspect: 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who had formerly been a student at the school.

The massacre left 17 students and staff members killed, and reignited a nationwide debate over gun control. Cruz remains behind bars, and could face the death penalty if prosecutors pursue a trial.

One year after the shooting, students, staff, and families have gathered at the school to remember the victims.

Here, moment by moment, is how the event unfolded.

Brennan Weiss contributed to an earlier version of this report.

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