• Officials release 911 call made before deadly Jacksonville officer-involved shooting

    By: Action News Jax

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    Police said the man who was shot and killed by a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office officer called 911 saying he no longer had the desire to live. 

    Action News Jax obtained a 911 call made before the shooting death of 52-year-old Harold Kraai.

    According to JSO, Kraai had a history of disorderly intoxication, battery and domestic violence. 

    The officer who discharged his weapon and shot Kraai was identified as Officer R.W. Futch, a 23 year veteran with JSO.  JSO says this is Officer Futch's first officer involved shooting and the first JSO officer involved shooting for 2018. 

    The 911 call is transcribed below.

    Transcript

    Dispatcher: Jacksonville 911, what is the location of your emergency?

    911 caller: I just bust my mom's back windshield out because she won't feed me. She's being mean to me. My stepfather tried to jump on me and I want the law out here cause -- I wanna kill myself. I don't wanna live no more. I'm tired of bulls**t and I'm taking every f***ing body down with me that comes through this f***ing  door.

    Dispatcher: What's your last name?

    911 caller: My last name is redacted*

    Dispatcher: OK, do you have any weapons there with you?

    911 caller: Yes, I do! I got plenty around here. 

    Dispatcher: Have you done anything to hurt yourself, sir?

    911 caller: I bust my head while I busted the window up.

    Dispatcher: Do you need rescue?

    911 caller: No, I don't need no rescue!

    Dispatcher: Is your mother there?

    911 caller: No, she took off.

    Dispatcher: All right we're sending someone over there, OK? Do you, have you taken any meds today? Are you on any meds?

    911 caller: redacted*

    Dispatcher: Is that what's prescribed to you? What are you diagnosed with?

    911 caller: redacted*

    Dispatcher: OK, what's your name?

    911 caller: My first name is redacted*

    Dispatcher: And have you taken redacted*

    911 caller: redacted*

    Dispatcher: You don't, why? Why did you stop taking it?

    911 caller: They took me off of it.

    Dispatcher: Oh they did, so you're not taking anything right now?

    911 caller: No I'm not, so bring them on. I'm ready for 'em.

    Dispatcher: What do you mean you're ready for 'em? Are you gonna

     *911 caller interrupts*

    911 caller: I'm ready for anybody that walks through this f***ing door!

    Dispatcher: What are you gonna do if they walk in the door?

    911 caller: I'm gonna, I'm gonna have to kill them!

    Dispatcher: What are you gonna kill them with?

    911 caller: My bare hands! Whatever I can find.

    Dispatcher: OK, can you stay on the phone with me till we get officers out there?

    *911 caller hangs up*

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