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Resource ID: #6256
Subject: Police
Source: WKBW-TV (Buffalo, N.Y.)
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Date: 8/31/1988

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WKBW-TV (Buffalo, N.Y.) reviews the tape recording of a 911 distress call involving a fatal shooting; finds the dispatchers failed to quickly call in nearby police and failed to send an ambulance until several minutes had passed; the victim bled to death as police took over eight minutes to arrive, even though the state police barracks is around the corner from the site of the shooting, Aug. 31, 1988.

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