Transcript of 911 call after Prince was found unresponsive

Fans and mourners place flowers on a fence outside of Paisley Park, the home and studio of singer Prince, in Minnesota, on April 21, 2016.
Fans and mourners place flowers on a fence outside of Paisley Park, the home and studio of singer Prince, in Minnesota, on April 21, 2016. PHOTO: EPA

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Here is the transcript of the 911 emergency call after Prince was discovered unresponsive on Thursday (April 21) at his compound in Minnesota.

The call was received at 9:43 am (1443 GMT), according to the transcript provided by the Carver County Sheriff's Office.

Dispatcher: 911, where is your emergency?

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

D: Okay.

UM: We have someone who is unconscious.

D: Okay, what's the address?

UM: Um, we're at Prince's house.

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

UM: Yeah, yeah, OK, hold on.

D: Okay, your cell phone's not going to tell me where you're at, so I need you to find me an address.

UM: Yeah, we have um, yeah, we have um, so, yeah, um, the person is dead here.

D: Okay, get me the address please.

UM: Okay, okay, I'm working on it.

D: Concentrate on that.

UM: And the people are just distraught.

D: I understand that they are distraught, but...

UM: I'm working on it, I'm working on it.

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

UM: I don't know, I don't know.

D: Okay.

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

D: You're in Minneapolis?

UM: yeah, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

D: You're sure you are in Minneapolis?

UM: That's correct.

D: Okay, have you found an address yet?

UM: Yeah, um, I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry I need, I need the address here?

Unidentified Female: 7801.

UM: 7801.

D: 7801 what?

UM: Paisley Park, we are at Paisley Park.

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

UM: Yes, it's Prince.

D: Okay.

UM: The person.

D: Okay, stay on the line with me.

UM: Okay.

(Phone ringing)

Ambulance dispatcher: Ambulance, Shirley.

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

AD: Paisley Park Studios, OK.

D: 7801 Audubon Road.

AD: Okay.

D: We have a person down, not breathing.

AD: Down, not breathing.

D: Yup.

UM: He's, he's...

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

Dispatcher 2: Dispatch Kayley.

AD: Yea, Kayley, this is Shirley at Ridgeview. You can cancel anybody going to Audubon, confirmed DOA.

D2: Okay, thank you.

AD: All right, thanks, bye.

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