Skip to comments.SWAT raid fatal drama is revealed in 911 call
Posted on 05/14/2011 7:04:25 AM PDT by petitfour
The wife of a Tucson man killed in a Pima County SWAT raid May 5 pleaded for five minutes with 911 dispatchers to send an ambulance for her mortally wounded husband, audio records show.
Often through tears and sometimes in broken English, Vanessa Guerena, tells 911 operators that her husband had been shot by a "bunch of people" who opened the door of their southwest-side home and "just shoot him." Meanwhile, dispatchers worked to determine if she was calling from a house where the SWAT team was serving a search warrant, audio released Friday by Drexel Heights Fire Department reveals. It takes about an hour for waiting medics to know what happened, and the man is dead before fire crews are allowed into the home.
Jose Guerena, 26, a former Marine, was sleeping after the graveyard shift at Asarco Mission mine about 9:30 a.m. when his wife woke him saying she heard noises outside and a man was at their window. Guerena told his wife to hide in a closet with their 4-year-old son, his wife has said. He grabbed an AR-15 rifle and moments later was slumped in the kitchen, mortally wounded from a hail of gunfire.
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I think if she had not been on the phone with dispatch (they didn’t know who it was) she and her child would both be dead. Every member of that SWAT team belongs behind bars until their date with the needle.
They are having a *&^^%%$****!! week ,, not just a moment ,, they are F%%%&&^D ,, the police are refusing to give up any details ,, waiting for the stories to solidify ... all the while they have an eyewitness to their murder who is ALIVE ,,, When are we going to start sending the police to prison and end these raids.
” He joined the Marines in 2002. He served two tours in Iraq in 2003 and 2005”
Then gets 70 shots from a swat team poured into his house! My God.
Every time I hear something new in this story, I feel a profound sadness for this family. I wonder if Pima County Sheriff Dupe-nik is enjoying his second fifteen minutes of fame.
Idiots were probably at the wrong house to boot.
wow 2 tours in iraq and then killed at home - shot 70 more times than bin laden - for no apparent reason.
Do we have to start banding together in citizen militias’ to protect our families and ourselves against these murderers with badges or is that kind of self defense talk considered over the top?
Dispatch didn’t know which houses? C’mon one of the first things they ask for is the address ....
Second, SWAT hangs around outside and not saying a thing to identify themselves?
Tightening knot in my stomach. This truly makes me sick. For the family and the breakdown of our government and country.
I’m not kidding when I say I trust and prefer to deal with drug dealers, bank robbers, thugs than I do w law enforcment in this country.
99 percent of cops in this country have earned the general disgust and hatred the public has for them.
I see these leeches where I live looting the taxpayers, showing utter disrespect for those who pay their salaries, never getting out of their cars, writing up expensive bogus tickets like nothing, testiling in court, etc.
Sue them individually.
These jerks should never own property again.
This has been posted a few times already but each time there is new information, thank you. The cops on FR will show up and defend the actions of this swat team. They have said he deserved what he got.
Then they deny we live in a police state.
It is heart-breaking to read about this. He served his country with two tours in Iraq, and survived. He is at home resting after working in the mines, only to be shot dead, riddled with bullets. His wife and child witnessing his violent death.
They got to put on the cool outfits that morning, kick in a door, and fire off their automatics. They felt macho, had fun, and that’s all that really matters.
Combine this story with the Indiana court ruling and tell me that we the people are somehow NOT in for a lot of grief if something isn’t done.
(Indiana) Court: No right to resist unlawful police entry
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