A timeline of terror.
Austin Bombings: 19 Days Of White Domestic Terror Targeting Black People was originally published on newsone.com
1. First Victim Killed: Anthony Stephan House
This is the quiet neighborhood where Anthony Stephan House, a 39-year-old African-American man, was killed when the first bomb went off on March 2. The package was left on House’s doorstep. He was hospitalized and later died.
2. Anthony Stephan House’s Home
This is the house where the first bomb went off, killing House, a father, talented senior project manager and a graduate of Texas State University.
3. Second Victim Killed: Draylen Mason
Deflated balloons swayed in the wind in front of the Austin house where 17-year-old Draylen Mason, an African-American bassist, will killed by a second bomb on March 12.
4. Third Explosion Crime Scene
Federal investigators investigated the scene of the third explosion on March 12.
5. Fourth Explosion Investigation
Local law enforcement opened another investigation into the fourth blast on March 19.
6. Police Talk To The Public
Austin Police Chief Brian Manley held a press conference, cautioning residents against suspicious packages and appealing to the suspected bomber(s) to come forward on March 19.
7. Police Speak Again
Austin police Assistant Chief Ely Reyes spoke to the press about the bombings on March 20.
8. Fifth Blast Occurs
Police and FBI Agents investigated the fifth incident at the Sunset Valley FedEx store on Brodie Lane in Austin. The incident was linked to the package bomb which exploded on a conveyor belt in a FedEX facility near San Antonio, Texas on March 20. A sixth blast involving an “incendiary device” injured one person at a Goodwill store in Austin on March 20. However, police said that sixth incident appeared not to be related to the recent string of bombings across the region.
9. Texas Troopers Respond
Texas troopers took security measures near the site of the fifth explosion in Austin on March 20.
10. FBI On Patrol
An FBI Mobile Command Center Vehicle was parked on a highway on March 21 in Round Rock, Texas near the scene where a suspected bomber identified as Mark Anthony Conditt blew himself up in his vehicle.