Ten years since the D.C. sniper shootings

On Oct. 2, 2002, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo began shooting Washington area residents — a string of attacks that left 10 dead and three seriously wounded. The snipers terrorized the region for more than three weeks before being caught about 40 miles outside the District. Here is how the deadly events unfolded:

In 2002, how the events unfolded

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Map of sniper attacks

SOURCE: Staff reports. VIDEO: Jonathan Forsythe and Brad Horn - The Washington Post. GRAPHIC: Laris Karklis, Katie Park, Cristina Rivero and Sisi Wei - The Washington Post. Published Sept. 30, 2012.

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Post archives of the shootings

Post archives of the shootings

Find the Post’s coverage of the sniper shootings from 2002.

Malvo’s letter to a Post reporter

Malvo’s letter to a Post reporter

A letter Lee Boyd Malvo sent to Post reporter Josh White ahead of their prison interview.