Excerpts from 911 calls from the shooting at Advanced Granite Solutions on Oct. 18.
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 complete picture.
"I'm at work and someone just came in and started shooting," he told the 911 operator.
Police say Prince gathered his co-workers before opening fire. At the time, there were 29 people in the business, but fewer than 10 in the work area, according to police. The others were in the front showroom and offices.
The call to police came at 8:58 a.m., and deputies arrived by 9:02 a.m. Deputies were inside the business by 9:05 a.m., according to Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler.
The shootings launched a 10-hour, multi-state manhunt for Prince, who was eventually arrested near a Newark, Del., high school. Police say Prince tossed a gun after spotting law enforcement approaching him.
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