May 5, 2014 9:58 PM by Lupita Murillo
TUCSON- The chilling 911 calls after an oro valley home invasion that happened last month. It began when officers tried to pull over Steven Wahl who had an extensive criminal record. He ended up breaking into three homes before turning the gun on himself.
Here are some of the excerpts of the 911 call that forever changed the lives of several people.
This is from the house where he barricaded himself for 12 hours and killed himself at.
911 DISPATCHER: WHAT ARE YOU REPORTING?
FEMALE CALLER: HELP!
911 DISPATCHER: WHAT? WHERE?
FEMALE CALLER: I DON'T KNOW, SOMEONE'S SHOT
911 DISPATCHER: LISTEN TO ME
FEMALE CALLER: (TALKING TO SOMEONE WHILE KEEPING DISPATCHER ON THE PHONE) WHAT DO YOU WANT? DON'T SHOOT!
911 DISPATCHER: CAN YOU HEAR ME?
FEMALE CALLER: HE'S GOT A GUN, HE'S GOING TO SHOOT ME.
911 DISPATCHER: M'AM THEY'RE ON THEIR WAY
FEMALE CALLER: DON'T SHOOT ME, DON'T SHOOT ME
Before Wahl broke into that house, Oro Valley Police received another call from residents where the 36 year old Wahl had broken into. A husband, his wife, and their children were also terrorized.
FEMALE CALLER: OH MY GOD, OH MY GOD!
The woman explains the security alarm went off, she was in the bedroom and her son and husband were in the garage. The son makes it into the bedroom and gets on the phone.
CALLER: HE SNUCK INTO THE BACK DOOR HE HAS TWO GUNS
911 DISPATCHER: TWO GUNS? BOTH PISTOLS?
CALLER: YES, BOTH PISTOLS
911 DISPATCHER: O-K HANG ON
CALLER: HE'S DOWNSTAIRS RIGHT NOW, PLEASE COME, HURRY
911 DISPATCHER: WE ARE ALREADY ON THE WAY OK
At one point, the son begins whispering as the 911 dispatcher continues to ask questions.
911 DISPATCHER: WAS HE WHITE, BLACK, OR HISPANIC?
CALLER: HE WAS WHITE, STOP ASKING QUESTIONS AND HELP US
911 DISPATCHER: I'M TRYING TO GIVE OFFICERS SOME INFORMATION O-K?
The son says the suspect is coming upstairs.
911 DISPATCHER: STAY WHERE YOU ARE GET AWAY FROM THE BEDROOM DOOR IS THERE A BATHROOM YOU CAN GO INTO?
CALLER: CAN YOU GUYS GO INTO THE BATHROOM.?
The family locked themselves in the master closet. They remain on the line, finally, the son tells the dispatcher.
CALLER: POLICE ARE HERE, THEY GOT HIM AND APPARENTLY THE GUNMAN IS AT ANOTHER HOUSE
Officers say, Wahl shot at them several times, and he ended up shooting and killing himself.