News10NBC obtains 911 call from Wednesday's deputy involved shooting in Pittsford

Updated: 01/24/2014 6:12 PM
Created: 01/24/2014 5:45 PM WHEC.com
By: Berkeley Brean

News10NBC is learning more about the man who was shot by a Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy in Pittsford on Wednesday.

News10NBC has obtained the 911 call that the deputy made as she chased down the suspect and shot him. Investigators say that suspect is Vincenzo Zagari. Zagari remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital. News10NBC has learned that Ogden Police were looking for Zagari the day the incident happened in Pittsford.

The voices on the 911 call belong to Deputy Bridgett Davis and the 911 dispatcher. It starts with Davis describing the suspect’s car. Police say it was a stolen car. Then you hear Deputy Davis running after the suspect. Finally, Davis radios in that shots have been fired.

911 phone call transcript

Deputy Davis (911 call): “He’s getting into a vehicle which looks like the stolen vehicle out of Ogden that occurred recently and he's driving past Applebee's in the plaza at this time.”

That’s when deputies say Zagari jumped out of the car while it was still moving. It crashed into two other cars. Investigators then say he tried to carjack a woman, but she refused to get out. That’s when Zagari took off running.

Deputy Davis (911 call): “He’s going be running toward McDonalds on the fourth (florist), right behind him on Monroe.”

Dispatch wants to hear from Deputy Davis.

911 Dispatch: “Bridgett, keep talking.”

Then there is a ten second pause. It’s during this time when the sheriff’s office says Zagari attacked Deputy Davis and she shot him. 

Deputy Davis (911 call): “622 shots fired.”

911 Dispatch: “Fired?” Shots fired.”

Deputy Davis (911 call): “Male has a gun.”

911 Dispatch: “619 Everybody should go.”

At this point, Deputy Davis catches her breath. She’s standing near the suspect and radios that he still has access to his gun, but needs help.

Deputy Davis (911 call): “Is a male…for his gun.”

911 Dispatch: “Extensive repeat that about his gun.”

Deputy Davis (911 call): “He still has access to his weapon.”

911 Dispatch: “Are you hit?”

Deputy Davis (911 call): “No, I’m fine. Not injured. We’re going to need the ALS.”

At the same time this was going on two Ogden Police officers were driving into Rochester to try to talk to Zagari about an attempted armed bank robbery the day before. Ogden Police say he is a suspect. Ogden Police have not charged Zagari with any crimes right now. They still have not had an opportunity to question him. 

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