911 calls

LAS VEGAS | Video: Police assumed many shooters in Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS — More police body camera footage made public Wednesday shows officers directing concertgoers to safety and searching for what they thought were multiple shooters inside and outside a Las Vegas Strip hotel where a gunman firing from upper-floor windows killed 58 people and injured hundreds on Oct. 1. Eight more video recordings, totaling … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Video: Police assumed many shooters in Las Vegas massacre

NEW YORK | Police: Officers mistake pipe for gun, fatally shoot man

NEW YORK |April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Police officers responding to reports of a man threatening people with a gun on Wednesday fatally shot a man carrying a metal pipe, mistaking it for a firearm, police said. It happened just before 5 p.m. in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn after three 911 callers said a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Police: Officers mistake pipe for gun, fatally shoot man

911 calls: Police fast on scene of Florida bridge collapse

MIAMI/March 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Newly released audio files show police and emergency first responders arrived swiftly at the site of the Miami area bridge collapse that claimed six lives last week. Miami-Dade Police released 15 calls on Thursday that were made to 911 dispatchers soon after the collapse March 15. Sirens are heard blaring … Continue reading 911 calls: Police fast on scene of Florida bridge collapse

Chaos of school shooting shown in 911 calls, radio traffic

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /March 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —In the minutes after a gunman opened fire in a Florida high school, killing 17, frantic students and parents begin flooding 911 with calls. A deputy on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus first thought the loud bangs were firecrackers but quickly realized they are gunshots — … Continue reading Chaos of school shooting shown in 911 calls, radio traffic

911 calls, radio traffic show chaos in high school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla./March 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —In the minutes after a gunman opened fire in a Florida high school, killing 17, frantic students and parents begin flooding 911 with calls. A deputy on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus first thought the loud bangs were firecrackers but quickly realized they are gunshots — yet … Continue reading 911 calls, radio traffic show chaos in high school massacre

911 calls show chaos of Washington state train derailment

SEATTLE, WA/December 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Whimpering in pain, bleeding from head injuries and dazed by the enormity of the crash, victims in the Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle begged 911 dispatchers for help and said “tons of people” had been hurt. Dozens of emergency recordings released Wednesday by South Sound 911 Dispatch provided … Continue reading 911 calls show chaos of Washington state train derailment