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Apr 2, 2014 7:58 AM

911 Tapes Released In Minivan Shooting

NEW MEXICO - Authorities have released the 911 call from that police shooting in New Mexico last October.

You may recall, Oriana Farrell, along with five kids, was pulled over for speeding in Taos, New Mexico.

After she argued with officers, she sped off leading to a pursuit.

When police stopped her van a second time they broke out the window of the van and fired shots at the vehicle.

During the incident, Farrell made a frantic 911 call for help.


Farrell: screams

Dispatcher: 911 Taos

Farrell: screams

Dispatcher: Where are you at? Where are you at?

Farrell: screams

Dispatcher: Where are you?

Farrell: They're chasing us. They're trying to kill us.

Dispatcher: Ok, I can't understand you hon, calm down.

Farrell: uninaudible

Dispatcher: you are where?

The officer who fired at the van has been fired.

The mother was charged with child abuse and fleeing from authorities.

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