SEATTLE -- Young people attending a house party in Washington state where a gunman opened fire frantically told a dispatcher their friends were bleeding to death, according to newly released tapes of the calls.
Three people were fatally shot at a party July 30 in Mukilteo north of Seattle. Snohomish County authorities released the 911 calls Tuesday.
One crying woman said her friends were "bleeding to death on the floor" and were unconscious. Another caller said they were having a party and someone came in and started firing. He told the dispatcher "my friends might be dead." Another said they need ambulances, but hung up.
Prosecutors have filed three first-degree murder against 19-year-old Allen Ivanov in the shooting the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and two young men.
Police say Ivanov admitted that he committed the shootings at a home. They say he was upset that his ex-girlfriend, Anna Bui, appeared to be moving on with her life after their recent breakup.