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Desperate 911 Dialer Gets Voicemail

Updated: Tuesday, June 17 2014, 06:10 AM CDT
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An investigation is underway in Florida after a man called 911in the middle of an armed home invasion, only to be transferred to voicemail.

Dispatch says they tried and failed to transfer the caller from the fire line to the police line.

That's when the victim was asked to leave a message instead.

Unable to reach operators, the homeowner shot one of the four intruders after they pistol-whipped his wife and threatened their baby.

Police say the men broke into the house looking for cash and prescription pills.

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