911 Audio

Citizen on Radio – NH

On May 10, 2007 Franconia (NH) Cpl. Bruce McKay pulled over a car for a traffic violation, and then became involved in a shoot-out with the suspect. McKay was mortally wounded, but a citizen picked up a loose gun and killed the suspect, and then used McKay’s car radio to call for help

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Rapist Surrenders – Penn.

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Ramsey Murder 911

In August 2006 a woman dialed 911 when she heard screaming on the other end of the phone while talking to her boss, Paul Duncsak, and then the line went dead. Police arrived at Duncsak’s Ramsey (NJ) home to find him dead of a gunshot wound to the head.

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Stabbing 911

In June 2007 a neighbor came to Barry James’ house in Fairfield (Conn.) and stabbed him to death, apparently in retaliation. James’ father dialed 911 to report the incident, along with several neighbors

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Murder-suicide – Wisc.

In June 2007 23 year-old Amborsio Analco shot and killed six persons–including his own small children–inside a Delavan (Wisc.) duplex, and then killed himself.

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LA hospital 911 calls

caller from a hospital emergency room dials 911 to report a medical problem, later dies

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Festival crash – DC

In June 2007 a woman allegedly on drugs drove through a Anacostia district Washington (DC) weekend street festival, injuring dozens of pedestrians. Callers dialed 911 when Tonya Bell drove through a barricade and into the crowded street at up to 70 mph. Police finally stopped her cara by throwing two motorscooters under her car.

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Wheelchair ride – Mich.

In June 2007 caller in Paw Paw (Mich.) reported that a man in a wheelchair, Ben Carpenter, had been struck by an 18-wheel truck while crossing the street, and was was now stuck to the front of the truck and being dragged down the street

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River Phoenix 911 call

In Oct. 1993 actor River Phoenix collapsed outside a Hollywood (Calif.) nightclub, prompting a 911 call for help. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, later determined to be a drug overdose.

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Courthouse shooting

In May 2007 a gunman opened fire on the Latah County (Idaho) Courthouse at night, where several dispatchers were working. Residents dialed 911 to report it to the dispatchers who were themselves under fire. A Moscow city police officer was killed by the gunfire and a deputy was wounded. The suspect Paul Bauer killed himself in a nearby church.

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