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'Yes, it's Prince': 911 call paints panicked scene at Paisley Park

Mourners left flowers Thursday at Paisley Park

Mourners left flowers Thursday at Paisley Park

The Carver County Sheriff's Office released Friday a transcript of the 911 call that led authorities to the scene of Prince's death. 

The Minnesota-born music icon died Thursday at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota. First responders failed to resuscitate 57-year-old Prince Rogers Nelson, who apparently collapsed inside of an elevator. 

The 911 call, posted below, paints a panicked scene at Paisley Park. An unidentified male caller told the dispatcher "people are just distraught," and eventually ID'd Prince by name. 

An autopsy of Prince was conducted Friday morning, but the results might take days or weeks, according to a press release from the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office. 

Dispatcher: 911, where is your emergency?

Unidentified Male: Hi there, um, what's the address, here? Yea we need an ambulance right now.

Dispatcher: OK.

Unidentified Male: We have someone who is unconscious.

Dispatcher: OK, what's the address?

Unidentified Male: Um, we're at Prince's house.

Dispatcher: OK, does anybody know the address? Is there any mail around that you could look at?

Unidentified Male: Yea, yea, OK, hold on.

Dispatcher: OK, your cellphone's not going to tell me where you're at, so I need you to find me an address.

Unidentified Male: Yea, we have um, yea, we have um, so, yea, um, the person is dead here.

Dispatcher: OK, get me the address please.

Unidentified Male: OK, OK, I'm working on it.

Dispatcher: Concentrate on that.

Unidentified Male: And the people are just distraught.

Dispatcher: I understand they are distraught, but —

Unidentified Male: I'm working on it, I'm working on it.

Dispatcher: OK, do we know how the person died?

Unidentified Male: I don't know, I don't know.

Dispatcher: OK.

Unidentified Male: Um, so we're, we're in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and we are at the home of Prince.

Dispatcher: You're in Minneapolis?

Unidentified Male: Yea, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dispatcher: You're sure you are in Minneapolis?

Unidentified Male: That's correct.

Dispatcher: OK, have you found an address yet?

Unidentified Male: Yea, um, I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry I need, I need the address here?

Unidentified Female: 7801.

Unidentified Male: 7801.

Dispatcher: 7801 what?

Unidentified Male: Paisley Park, we are at Paisley Park.

Dispatcher: You're at Paisley Park, OK, that's in Chanhassen. Are you with the person who's ...

Unidentified Male: Yes, it's Prince.

Dispatcher: OK.

Unidentified Male: The person.

Dispatcher: OK, stay on the line with me.

Unidentified Male: OK.

[Phone ringing]

Ridgeview Ambulance dispatcher: Ambulance, Shirley.

Dispatcher: Carver with the transfer for Paisley Park Studios, 78.

Ambulance dispatcher: Paisley Park Studios, OK.

Dispatcher: 7801 Audubon Road.

Ambulance dispatcher: OK.

Dispatcher: We have a person down, not breathing.

Ambulance dispatcher: Down, not breathing.

Dispatcher: Yup.

Unidentified Male: He's, he's —

Dispatcher: We're going to get everybody, go ahead with the transmittal sir.

[Carver County Dispatcher 2 comes on line]

Ambulance dispatcher: Yea, Kayley, this is Shirley at Ridgeview. You can cancel anybody going to Aubudon, confirmed DOA.

Dispatcher 2: OK, thank you.

Ambulance dispatcher: All right, thanks, bye.