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Wife's 911 call details moments following Molson Coors shooting

Posted at 8:27 PM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-28 20:27:36-05

An audio copy of a 911 call made by a woman following the Molson Coors mass shooting was made public through an open records request Friday.

The phone call lasted just over a minute. It was made by a woman who was worried about her husband and others on the brewery's campus.

The call happened during some of the aftermath of a shooting police say was executed by Anthony Ferrill, 51. Ferrill was a longtime electrician of the company who police say shot and killed five others before turning the gun on himself.

The victims, ranged in ages from 33 to 61, marking a dark day in Milwaukee's rich history.

I thank my colleagues for joining me in a moment of silence on the House floor today. pic.twitter.com/oxkOhAeyvm

— Rep. Gwen Moore (@RepGwenMoore) February 29, 2020

"It's in the air and it's not going away soon," said Alderman Russell Stamper II, alderman of Milwaukee's 15th District.

The shooting happened in Stamper's district. He said now is a time to grieve for six mourning families.

"I want everybody to be patient and respect the families wished to be private," Stamper said.

A transcript of the 911 call can be seen below:

Dispatch: 911 Milwaukee County, this is Ashley, what's the location of your emergency?

Caller: Ashley, my name is _____. My husband just called me from MillerCoors in Milwaukee. He said there's an active shooter on campus. I just want to make sure it was reported.
Dispatch: OK. Stay on the line. I'm going to get you to Milwaukee Police, OK?
Caller: Okay. Thank you.
Dispatch: Yup. Don't hang up.
Caller: Okay.
Dispatch: Are you still on the line with me?
Caller: Yes.
Dispatch: OK. We're getting over to Milwaukee Police. Don't hang up.
Caller: Thank you.
Dispatch: Milwaukee County on a transfer. I have a caller that states she's heard from her husband from the Coors. The Miller Coors. Caller go ahead.
Caller: Hi. My husband called me and told me there was an active shooter on campus. I just wanted to make sure it was reported.
MPD Dispatch: We do have squads dispatched. Who am I speaking with?
Caller: ______
MPD Dispatch: You said _______?
Caller: Yes, ______ *Spells name*
MPD Dispatch: And you said who notified you?
Caller: My husband.
MPD Dispatch: And what's the husband's name?
Caller: *Names husband*

**Call Ends**

This article was written by Tony Atkins for WTMJ .