MISC — 06 December 2012

The audio tape from the Jovan Belcher 911 call has been released. You can listen to the chilling scene if you’d like to or just read the transcript below.


Dispatcher: You did the right thing. [Simultaneous talking] We need the address.
Caller: The address is [redacted]. Yes. Please get the ambulance here. Please. [redacted] Oh God, Kasi.
Dispatcher: We have a shooting at [redacted]. It sounds like. Ma’am, her name is [redacted]? Is it an apartment?
Caller: It’s a house! [Inaudible] Please hurry!
Dispatcher: Ma’am? Let me see if I can help you. Are you with the patient now? [Simultaneous talking] We’re on the way. We’ve been on the way the whole time. How old is the patient?
Caller: 22.
Dispatcher: Male or female?
Caller: Female.
Dispatcher: Is she breathing?
Caller: She’s still breathing but barely. Please hurry. I don’t know how many times he shot her. They were arguing.
Dispatcher: So she’s been shot?
Caller: Yes. (To victim) The ambulance is on the way! You hear me? You hear this? Fight! Stay with me!
Dispatcher: Ok listen ma’am Is she awake? Does she hear what you’re saying?
Caller: Yes. She’s moving when I talk to her.
Dispatcher: Is she bleeding?
Caller: Yes, she is. (baby crying in background)
Dispatcher: Where is she bleeding from?
Caller: I can’t tell – in the back, it looks like.
Dispatcher: OK. We don’t want – Go ahead. Where is your son at?
Caller: (Inaudible) Just get the ambulance here, please.
Dispatcher: We’re on the way. Where is your son at?
Caller: He left.
Dispatcher: He left?
Caller: Yes.
Dispatcher: OK, they were arguing and he shot her?
Caller: Yes, yes, they was arguing.
Dispatcher: OK. What’s your son’s name?
Caller: [Redacted] Please just get the ambulance here.
Dispatcher: Ma’am… the ambulance is on the way.
Caller: I have to get the baby.
Dispatcher: What kind of car did your son leave in? Or is he on foot? … Sounds like she disconnected. She doesn’t want to answer questions. Ma’am, are you there? … Ma’am?

Shortly after came another 911 call from the scene of Jovan Belcher committing suicide in the team parking lot.

Caller: Hello. We need a Code One ambulance although they think he’s probably dead. Number 1 Arrowhead Drive – that’s the practice field at the Chiefs Stadium. It’s a self-inflicted shooting. It’s a done deal. They’ve got a player that shot himself.
Dispatcher: A player?
Caller: Yeah.
Dispatcher: What parking lot?
Caller: They still need you.
Dispatcher: We’re on our way.


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