Two Aurora Police Department Facebook posts end with a warning: “This audio may be disturbing to some. Listener discretion is strongly advised.”
The APD today (Monday, Feb. 25, 2019) released 9-1-1 audio from the Friday, Feb. 15, shootings in which five people were killed and six others wounded, including five Aurora police officers.
Gary Martin was fatally shot by police after he fired a Smith & Wesson handgun at officers inside Henry Pratt.
Scroll down and click on the link to listen to the audio.
“We have chosen to publish the emergency radio traffic of the radio dispatch, law enforcement response, and rescue attempts made during the shooting incident which occurred on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at the Henry Pratt facility. We also released a portion of the 911 calls received prior to this dispatch.
“This decision was not made carelessly, as we understand the troubling nature of these calls, but as a matter of public interest and our ongoing commitment to transparency within our community, we agree that you have a right to hear the courageous souls who helped us bring this horrible tragedy to a swift conclusion.”
Calls From Within Henry Pratt Facility
Emergency Radio Traffic During Police Response
SOURCE: Aurora Police Department Facebook page
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