Pool Video -- AP Clients Only -- Embargo Los Angeles
Tustin, California -- Feb. 20, 2013
1. Police press conference
AP Television -- AP Clients Only
Orange County, California -- Feb. 19, 2013
2. Wide crime scene shot of vehicle
3. Med crime scene shot of vehicle
4. AP Photo of body in body bag
5. AP Graphic and Photo of Ali Syed
4. SOUNDBITE: Jim Amormino/Orange County Sheriff's Dept. (Transcript Below)
5. Wide shot of crime scene with black SU
6. 911 Call with AP Graphic
7. AP Photo and Graphic for Melvin Lee Edwards
8. 911 Call with AP Graphic
9. AP Photo of shotgun at crime scene
10. AP Photo of body in body bag
AUTHORITIES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HAVE RELEASED 9-1-1 TAPES THAT PAINT CLEARER PICTURE OF TUESDAY'S RAMPAGE BY 20 YEAR OLD ALI SYED.....WHO POLICE SAY KILLED THREE PEOPLE AND COMMITTED SEVERAL CARJACKINGS....EVEN FIRING ON COMMUTERS.....BEFORE KILLING HIMSELF AS POLICE CLOSED IN ON HIM.
SOUNDBITE: Jim Amormino / Orange County Sheriff's Dept.
He is described as a loner....a gamer if you would....what I mean by that...he spent a lot of time...alone in his room.
AUTHORITIES SAY HIS KILLING SPREE BEGAN IN HIS FAMILY'S HOME IN LADERA RANCH....WHEN HE SHOT A 20-YEAR-OLD WOMAN MULTIPLE TIMES....THEN TOOK OFF IN HIS PARENTS SUV.......ARMED WITH A SHOTGUN.
HIS SHAKEN MOTHER CALLED 9-1-1.
SOUNDBITE: VOICE OF SYED'S MOTHER
'somebody shot.....you think somebody was shot...yes....yes....in your house....I heard a gun shot...."
AMONG SYED'S VICTIMS --- 69 YEAR OLD MELVIN LEE EDWARDS.....ONE OF SEVERAL CARJACKING VICTIMS.
POLICE SAY SYED FORCED EDWARDS OUT OF HIS VEHICLE AT GUNPOINT AND SHOT HIM EXECUTION-STYLE.
SOUND ON TAPE: 911 CALL
"I was entering the freeway....i saw through my rear-view mirror that he shot this guy."
POLICE SAY SYED HAD NO CRIMINAL HISTORY....AND NO HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS OR MENTAL DISABILITY.
THEY SAY NO ILLEGAL DRUGS WERE FOUND IN THE HOUSE....OR ANY SIGNS HE HAD BEEN USING ILLEGAL DRUGS....ALTHOUGH AN AUTOPSY STILL HAS TO BE PERFORMED.
.......................SIG OUT/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.