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Plies 911 Caller

Imma Get My Shotgun ...

These Rastas Are Armed!!

7/4/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Plies nearly got sprayed with a real shotgun on his music video set -- but lucky for him, a 911 operator convinced an armed passerby to let cops handle what he wrongly thought was a hostage situation.

We got the 911 call made by the guy who mistook Plies' rap music video shoot for an armed standoff between a "white boy" and a bunch of black guys "with dreadlocks" and guns. 

You gotta hear the terrified caller yelling, "They gonna shoot this white boy!" ... right before offering to intervene with his own loaded shotgun!

As we reported ... cops quickly responded and discovered the guns weren't loaded, and the drama was all scripted. 

Darryl Hamilton's Death

Girlfriend's Ex Called 911

... Sounds Like a Violent Situation

6/23/2015 2:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

90s Major Leaguer Darryl Hamilton was killed by his girlfriend in what police are calling a murder-suicide -- and right before the shooting ... she begged her ex-husband to call cops.

The 911 call was placed by Monica Jordan's ex Sunday around 4:45 PM outside Houston. He tells the operator Monica sounded distraught, and wanted him to get over to her house immediately. 

Monica was living with Hamilton, who retired after the 2001 season ... and had played for the Mets, Giants, and several other teams. 

The ex husband said he didn't think there were any weapons in the house. He was wrong. When police arrived they found Hamilton's body with multiple gunshot wounds -- and Monica's body with one self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The couple's 14-month old child was safe in the home.

Dusty Rhodes 911

Panicked Wife Begs for Help

Operator Sounds Annoyed

6/16/2015 1:22 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

TMZ Sports has obtained the 911 call made by Dusty Rhodes' wife moments after the wrestling legend collapsed at his Florida home ... and the 911 operator sounds inconvenienced by the whole ordeal. 

The call was made on June 10th at 5:56 AM -- you can hear Dusty's wife say, "I need help. My husband has fallen. He's very sick. I need help."

The operator snipes back, "They're coming as fast as they can. Me talking to you is not stopping them."

Dusty's wife thanks the 911 operator and gets off the phone ... and that's when you hear the operator breathe a giant exasperated sigh. 

Eventually, help arrived ... and Dusty was transported to a nearby hospital where he passed away the next day

Rhodes was 69. 

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John Bowlen 911

'I Own the Broncos'

'I'm the Blood of the City'

6/5/2015 8:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

TMZ Sports has obtained the bizarre 911 call recording from the domestic dispute involving the son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen ... in which he claims to be "the blood of the city."

John Bowlen's girlfriend initially called 911 on Wednesday night ... but the call was cut short ... and the last thing the operator heard was the woman screaming. 

So, the operator called back ... only this time, John picked up ... and goes on a bizarre rant in which he claims to be the owner of the Denver Broncos ... says he's dealing with a "crazy girlfriend" ... and swears on his life that everything is fine. 

"As the blood of the city, I'm telling you nothing is wrong." 

He also dropped some names ... "I'm a man of the city. A friend of the mayor. And everybody knows exactly who I am. I'm going through a lot."

Bowlen continued ... "She is leaving right now, nothing is wrong. I love you guys. Thank you. Bye bye."

Obviously, the operator didn't buy Bowlen's story -- cops went to the scene and Bowlen was arrested on domestic violence charges

FYI -- Bowlen is employed by the Broncos as the Corporate Partnerships Coordinator ... and was the frontrunner to take over the team from his father, who has Alzheimer's. 

Ray McDonald 911

'He's Drunk'

'I'm Freaking Out'

5/26/2015 2:43 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Ray McDonald's baby mama says she was "freaking out" and scared because the NFL player was drunk during an alleged domestic violence incident Monday morning.  

McDonald's ex-fiancee called 911 around 3:45 AM to report an incident at an apartment in Santa Clara, CA that Ray pays for.  

During the call, Ray's ex sounds frantic and informs the 911 operator that Ray is "drunk" -- but help was delayed because the woman called from her cell phone ... and officials needed to figure out which PD had jurisdiction over the situation.  

Eventually, Ray was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence after the ex-Chicago Bears player allegedly attacked the woman while she was holding their young child.  

George Zimmerman

Shooting Was Unprovoked

He Chased Me Down

5/12/2015 7:43 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0512-george-zimmerman-getty-01George Zimmerman was fleeing for his life when a man opened fire on his truck ... this according to Zimmerman's attorney who's calling BS on the shooter's claim it was self-defense.

Matthew Apperson admits firing one shot at Zimmerman's truck Monday afternoon in Lake Mary, FL -- and Zimmerman's attorney Don West tells TMZ ... George did nothing to set off the attack.

West says Zimmerman was driving down the highway when he noticed a car behind him flashing its headlights ... and when the driver stuck his head out the window to yell something -- Zimmerman recognized it was Apperson.

As we've reported ... Apperson and Zimmerman have a road rage history.

West tells us Zimmerman made the first available u-turn to get away from Apperson -- who also turned to follow him, and then pulled up on the right side of Zimmerman's truck ... and opened fire through the passenger side window.

As for Apperson's claim of this being a self-defense shooting -- West says his client NEVER brandished his weapon ... and cops confirm he never fired it either.

Zimmerman was treated for minor injuries at a hospital and released. Apperson has not been arrested.

The 911 call from the scene is interesting though. It was made by a guy Apperson flagged down, and the caller says ... "He had to shoot at somebody."

Sounds like Apperson was already telling people it was self-defense.

Brittney Griner 911 Call

Screaming, Yelling, Fighting

[Update: Pics of Injuries]

4/28/2015 1:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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TMZ Sports has obtained the 911 call ... in which you can clearly hear WNBA star Brittney Griner and her fiancee Glory Johnson screaming at each other while brawling in their Arizona home. 

The scene was chaotic ... as Glory's sister tried to tell the 911 operator that the two women were going after each other on April 22nd ... throwing plates and bowls across the house. 

Props to the 911 operator -- who, despite the yelling and screaming on the other line, took control of the situation ... getting Glory's sister to step outside so she could get all the info responders needed. 

Once cops arrived, both Brittney and Glory were arrested for domestic violence -- after each suffering minor injuries in the fight. 

The two have issued a statement apologizing for their actions and explaining that they still plan on getting married next month. 

update_graphic_red_bar1:37 PM PT -- TMZ Sports also obtained photos of the injuries sustained by both Griner and Johnson ... and another person who was in the house at the time of the attack. 

You can see the injuries to the WNBA stars appear to be pretty minor -- but the friend suffered a nasty gash on the side of his neck. 

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Michael Lohan

Desperate 911 Call

I'm Being Attacked ... By My Wife!

4/17/2015 3:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Michael Lohan hysterically called 911 as his infant and toddler screamed in the background ... pleading for cops to come and arrest his wife. 

TMZ broke the story ... Kate Major Lohan allegedly pummeled Michael after she came home drunk Thursday. When cops arrived, she claimed Michael also hit her, and when cops couldn't see any injuries on her body, they say she began scratching herself. Kate was arrested

During the 911 call Michael ticks off Kate's rap sheet and her choice of drugs.  

The audio speaks for itself. It's like a soap opera.

Sandra Bullock

Chilling 911 Call Played

At Stalker Hearing

4/9/2015 12:53 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

A terrified Sandra Bullock feared for her life as she came face-to-face with her alleged stalker ... and an L.A. courtroom heard it all unfold Thursday as prosecutors played the disturbing 911 audio in court.

A judge heard the frantic call Bullock made to police as she hid in her closet from the man she claims stalked her and broke into her home. During the call, Sandra says she saw "the guy go upstairs into my attic."

A clearly terrified Sandra wonders how long it will be before officers arrive ... asking the operator, "Are they close?"

As we previously reported ... in June 2014, Joshua Corbett was charged with forcing his way into Bullock's house while she was inside ... cops later found an extensive weapons arsenal at his home that included assault rifles and machine guns.

Corbett was handcuffed in court while the tape was played. He's facing 19 felony counts including first degree burglary, stalking, and possession of a machine gun.

Corbett pled not guilty and bail was set at $2.2 mil.

David Crosby

Dramatic 911 Call ...

'I Hit a Guy!'

3/24/2015 11:54 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

David Crosby pleaded with dispatchers to quickly send an ambulance to the scene of the accident where he hit a jogger with his car.

During the call, Crosby can be heard begging dispatchers over and over to send help. He tells the dispatcher multiple times that he struck the guy with his car and, just like he told police, he blamed the accident on the sun's glare. 

The accident occurred Sunday in California wine country. The victim was treated for serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.

Crosby was uninjured and police are still investigating. 

Lil Wayne Swatting Incident

Caller Told Police ...

'I Just Shot 4 People'

3/12/2015 8:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

We just got a recording of the call made to Miami Beach cops Wednesday, where a guy claims he just shot 4 people at Lil Wayne's house ... and sounds like he's making it all up as he goes along.

Cops descended on Wayne's mansion, despite the fact the guy promised a firefight with officers. He claimed he would "kill anyone and everything."   

Police clearly did the right thing responding, but listen carefully as the dispatcher asks a slew of questions ... it really does sound like swatting from the get-go.

 BTW ... cops are on the hunt for the swatter.

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Cincinnati Reds Prospect

Bar Fight Started

After He Was Cut Off

3/10/2015 3:02 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Cincinnati Reds prospect Tanner Jeremy Rahier went into a drunken rage after he was cut off at an Arizona bar ... and that's what led to him accidentally hitting his girlfriend with a rock ... this according to the 911 call. 

TMZ Sports has obtained the call, made by an employee of the bar where the incident went down. In the 911 call, the employee explains that Rahier became enraged when he was cut off ... and that caused Rahier to throw rocks at the bar. 

The 911 caller told police one of the rocks was meant for another a customer, but missed ... and instead hit Rahier's girlfriend in the face. The caller described Rahier as "obviously nuts."

Rahier was booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and assault with intent to injure. He told police he didn't know the woman and denied throwing the rocks.

TMZ Sports reached out to Rahier for comment. So far, no word back.

Pierce Brosnan 911 Call

Shouts Frantic Warning ...

During House Fire

2/19/2015 1:05 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Pierce Brosnan sounded panicked and out of breath when he called 911 to report his Malibu house was on fire -- and worried one of his cars was about to explode.

As we reported ... Brosnan's garage went up in flames last week and when he called 911 you can hear him screaming at someone -- most likely his wife -- to stay away from a car.

Mrs. 007, Keely Shaye Smith ... also called 911 and said, "I've got to go because I don't wanna get blown up."

Police say they still don't know what caused the fire and the investigation is ongoing. 

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