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Edgewood workplace shooting: 911 calls reveal confusion

Edgewood workplace shooting: 911 calls reveal confusion

The first caller was calm.

A woman dialed 911 from her workplace, Advanced Granite Solutions in Edgewood, on the morning of Oct. 18.

She didn’t quite know what was going on, she told the 911 operator, but a coworker had demanded she call for help. “Everybody passed out in the shop,” she said, referring to the the granite counter company’s rear workroom. “We don’t know why they passed out.”

It had to be “some kind of gas leak or something,” she says, before asking police to send lots of ambulances.

The second caller knew a little more.

“Someone just ran down the road and said someone was shot,” said the man.

Then a third person called with a more...

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