Timeline shows how the deadly Toronto van attack unfolded

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  • Police in Toronto, Canada, say they believe a man who drove a van into pedestrians on Monday acted deliberately.
  • At least 10 people were killed. More than a dozen were wounded.
  • The 25-year-old suspected driver, Alek Minassian, is in police custody.

Scroll down to learn how the incident unfolded. Warning: some of these images may be disturbing to some readers.

1:26 p.m. ET: Police respond to reports that a van jumped a curb near Yonge Street and Finch Avenue in the northern section of Toronto. The van drove south toward Sheppard Avenue, hitting pedestrians along the way.

Source: CBC News

Approximately 1:50 p.m. ET: A police officer encounters the suspected van driver and a tense confrontation ensues. The suspect yells and points an object at the officer. The offer diffuses the situation without firing his weapon.

Source: Global News correspondent Mark Drolet

Approximately 1:52 p.m. ET: Police arrest the suspected driver, Alek Minassian, 25, less than 30 minutes after police first responded to the attack, according to Toronto Police Service chief Mark Saunders.

Source: CNN, Bloomberg

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Timeline shows how the deadly Toronto van attack unfolded