The events that led to the death of Mount Rainier National Park ranger Margaret Anderson started with a shooting hours earlier in King County.
3 a.m. Four people are shot during a house party in Skyway near Renton. Benjamin Colton Barnes is a suspect in the shooting.
10:11 a.m. Anderson is fatally shot at Barn Flat, a mile below Paradise. Barnes is believed to be the gunman.
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Midnight Visitors and park staff members who have been under lockdown at the Jackson Visitor Center are released in small groups, with police escort.
3:30 a.m. The last of those at the visitor center leave the park.
10:45 a.m. The body of a man believed to be Barnes is spotted in Paradise Creek, near Narada Falls.
1 p.m. A parade of Pierce County Sheriff’s Department and other emergency vehicles begins pouring out of the park, signaling the end of the incident.
2:15 p.m. Officials announce that the body has been confirmed as that of Barnes.