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Tooele County releases 911 calls in fatal officer-involved shooting

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Posted at 4:27 PM, Jan 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-26 18:28:47-05

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Tooele County Sheriff’s Office has released the 911 calls in the incident of the officer-involved shooting from December, which left Nicholas McGehee, of Stansbury Park, dead.

In the first call, McGehee’s wife, Kathryn, called dispatch to tell them her husband was heavily intoxicated and had cut his foot.  Kathryn pleads with him to sit down. The dispatcher assures her medical assistance is en route.

In the second call Kathryn tells the dispatcher McGehee has picked up a shotgun and is aiming it at the front door.

“You’re gonna get in so much trouble for doing this — don’t you understand?” Kathryn can be heard telling McGehee.

The dispatcher tells Kathryn to leave the house after attempts to persuade McGehee to put down the gun are unsuccessful.

McGehee’s wife is able to get out of the home and the call ends as she gets into a police car.

Police say attempts to talk with McGehee were unsuccessful. He was later shot and killed after pointing the gun at Sgt. Eli Wayman with the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office.

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