MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Carver County Sheriff’s Office has released the transcript of the 911 call placed Thursday morning at Paisley Park.
Deputies arrived at the Chanhassen complex just before 9:45 a.m., and Prince was pronounced dead about 25 minutes later.
Dispatcher 1: 911, where is your emergency?
Unidentified Male At Paisley Park: Hi there, um, what’s the address, here? Yea we need an ambulance right now.
UM: We have someone who is unconscious.
D1: Ok, what’s the address?
UM: Um, we’re at Prince’s house.
D1: Okay, does anybody know the address? Is there any mail around that you could look at?
UM: Yea, yea, okay, hold on.
D1: Okay, your cell phone’s not going to tell me where you’re at, so I need you to find me an address.
UM: Yea, we have um, yea, we have um, so, yeah, um, the person is dead here.
D1: Okay, get me the address please.
UM: Okay, okay, I’m working on it.
D1: Concentrate on that.
UM: And the people are just distraught.
D1: I understand that they are distraught, but …
UM: I’m working on it, I’m working on it.
D1: Okay, do we know how the person died?
UM: I don’t know, I don’t know.
UM: Um, so we’re, we’re in Minneapolis, Minnesota and we are at the home of Prince.
D1: You’re in Minneapolis?
UM: Yea, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
D1: You’re sure you are in Minneapolis?
UM: That’s correct.
EC: Okay, have you found an address yet?
UM: Yea, I’m sorry, I’m so sorry I need, I need the address here?
Unidentified Female: 7801.
D1: 7801 what?
UM: Paisley Park, we are at Paisley Park.
D1: You’re at Paisley Park, okay, that’s in Chanhassen. Are you with the person who’s …
UM: Yes, it’s Prince.
UM: The person.
D1: Okay, stay on the line with me.
[Ambulance dispatcher joins call]
D1: Carver with the transfer for Paisley Park Studios, 78 …
AD: Paisley Park Studios, okay.
D1: 7801 Audubon Road.
D1: We have a person down, not breathing.
AD: Down, not breathing.
UM: He’s, he’s …
D1: We’re going to get everybody, go ahead with the transmittal sir.
[Second Carver County dispatcher joins call]
AD: … you can cancel anybody going to Audubon, confirmed DOA.
D2: Okay, thank you.
AD: All right, thanks, bye.
[End of call.]
The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office will investigate Prince’s cause of death.
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