911 calls released in Florida movie theater shooting

Theater Shooting
Posted at 1:19 PM, Jan 24, 2014
and last updated 2017-02-20 08:20:00-05

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - In a 911 recording, a caller present when a man was fatally shot in a Florida movie theater tells the dispatcher that patrons were trying to save the victim with CPR and pleads for paramedics to arrive.

Pasco County officials released the 11-minute, 27-second phone call Friday. Chad Oulson and his wife, Nicole, were in the Wesley Chapel movie theater Jan. 13, about to watch "Lone Survivor," when Chad was fatally shot during an argument with another man.

Curtis Reeves, a 71-year-old retired police officer, is charged with the second-degree murder and is being held without bail. The call released Friday appears to be from an off-duty nurse in the theater that day.

The nurse tells a dispatcher that the victim's pulse was weak, and "we need an ambulance, stat."

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