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Transcript of 911 Call from Nov. 26, 2007, Orange County Robbery/Shooting

Posted November 28, 2007 2:03 p.m. EST
Updated November 28, 2007 3:53 p.m. EST

The following is a transcript of the 911 call made by Eva Jacobs on Nov. 26, 2007. Portions of the conversation are difficult to understand because Jacobs is speaking in a low voice and because she is gasping for breath at times. WRAL has decided not to air or post audio from the call.

Dispatcher: Orange County 911. This is Rob.

Eva Jacobs: I (pause, heavy breathing), I (pause), I've been shot. 7-1-2-1 (unintelligible) Road. I'm dying. (Unintelligible)

Dispatcher: Ma'am, what's your address?

Jacobs: 7-1-2-1 Compton Road (heavy sigh, then unintelligible). Please hurry.

Dispatcher: OK, ma'am. What's wrong? Tell me exactly what happened.

Jacobs: I've been robbed.

Dispatcher: You've been robbed?

Jacobs: (Breathing, unintelligible) Came to my house. They shot both my legs. (Heavy breathing)

Dispatcher: You've been robbed, ma'am?

Jacobs: I don't know.

Dispatcher: You don't know? When did this happen, ma'am?

Jacobs: They tried to take money. They tried to get my, my, but I told them (breathing) ... Oh, oh, hurry please (breathing, then call drops).