911 Call Made By Frightened Woman As Unarmed Man Asked For Help Before He Was Shot Dead By Police

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Police have released a recording of the 911 call that brought officers to the upscale South Carolina community where a cop fatally shot unarmed ex-college footballer Jonathan Ferrell in the early hours of Saturday morning.
A sobbing woman can be heard pleading for police to ‘please hurry’ after telling a dispatcher that a man was breaking into her front door.

Jonathan Ferrell, 24, in an undated photo provided by Florida A&M University. Ferrell, 24, was shot and killed Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick below left after a car wreck in Charlotte, N.C. Ferrell was unarmed

‘He’s still there yelling,’ the woman said as the 911 dispatcher told her officers were on their way. ‘He’s yelling. He’s yelling.’
The unidentified woman keeps repeating ‘Oh, my g-d! PleaseOh, my g-d!’ throughout the call. Take a listen to the call below.

Operator: ‘Charlotte, Mecklingburg, 911, Norman, … how can I help? 911 hello’
Woman: ‘I need help’
Operator: ‘Where you at? What going on maam’
Woman: ‘There a guy breaking in my front door’
Operator: ‘There’s a guy breaking in your front door?
Woman: ‘Yeah he’s trying to kick it down’
Operator: ‘Ok, do you know this person?’
Woman: ‘No… I opened the door and thought it was my husband. I just woke up out of some sleep’
Operator: ‘Ok alright what’s your name? (break in recording) So he’s a Black male?
Woman: ‘Yes’
Operator: ‘Ok’
Woman: ‘Oh my g-d’
Operator: ‘Alright, it’s ok I’m right here. Is he still there… is he still there?’
Woman: ‘Yes. Please hurry’
Operator: ‘It’s ok, I’m right here. You thought it was your husband? Where’s he at now?”
Woman: ‘He’s still there yelling. Oh my g-d’
Operator: ‘Where are you at in the house? Where are you at in the house’ x3 We’re on our way.
Woman: ‘He’s yelling, he’s yelling to turn off the alarm’
Jonathon: ‘No (indecipherable) call 911’
Woman: ‘Oh my g-d’
Operator: ‘Do you have your baby with you?’
Woman: ‘No he’s in his bed I don’t know what to do’
Operator: ‘Ok I’m right here, police are on the way, ok?’
Woman: ‘Oh my g-d’
Operator: ‘I know. Is he still in the house, did he leave yet?”
Woman: ‘No, he’s not in the house, he’s in the front yard yelling. Oh my g-d, please, oh my g-d, I can’t believe I opened the door, what the f**k is wrong with me.’
Operator: ‘You thought it was your husband.’
Woman: ‘He works nights, oh my g-d, he has a gun and I can’t find any of them’ (crying)
Operator: ‘You said your husband has a gun?’
Woman: ‘Yes right here, but I don’t know where they are”
Operator: “Ok, ok. So the man is outside your house right now right?”
Woman: Yes, oh my g-d are they almost here.’
Operator: “Yeah they are. Is he right in the front yard”
Woman: ‘I don’t know’
Operator: ‘Ok so he’s not in your house anymore?’
Woman: ‘No, oh my g-d please help’
Operator: ‘They’re are on their way I promise. Ok, there are… there’s 2, there’s 3 officers on their way.
Woman: How much longer?
Operator: ‘I’m not sure, hold on, I’ll ask, ok.

(Alarm company, indecipherable)

Operator: He’s what? Who are you talking to? Who are you talking to? Are you talking to your alarm company’
Woman: ‘Yeah’
Operator: ‘Ok. Tell them that we’re on our way’
Woman: ‘They know. Oh my g-d, I can’t believe this
Operator: ‘Alright it’s just going to be a few more minutes until police officers are there, ok.’
Woman: ‘Oh my g-d’
Thinking it was her husband coming home late from work, the woman who lived there opened the door. When she saw Ferrell, she shut it and called police.

When three officers arrived they claims that Ferrell ran towards them. One officer attempted to Taser Ferrell but

Officer Randall Kerrick, 27, is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of Jonathan Ferrell

that didn’t work and investigators said Ferrell continued to run towards Officer Randall Kerrick who had his service weapon drawn.

Officer Kerrick fired 12 shots at Ferrell, striking Ferrell ten times.
CMPD said officers on the scene thought Ferrell was a threat, but Kerrick was the only one who drew his gun and fired.

One or two shots fired is self defense. Officer Randall Kerrick shot twelve bullets, which is more like an execution. What are your thoughts? Post your comments below.

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