9-1-1 tapes released in fatal carjacking

January 31, 2008 12:23:35 PM PST
Police in Gary, Indiana, have released 9-1-1 tapes from a fatal carjacking earlier this week. Josiah Shaw -- 13-month-old -- was shot and killed. His mother -- Kwana Shaw -- was wounded. The gunman drove off with the family's Ford Explorer with the child still in his car seat.

Shaw's friends were nearby when the shots were fired. Police quickly responded after that friend made a frantic 9-1-1 call.

Caller: "I think he shot her."
9-1-1 Operator: "Somebody shot who?"
Caller: "My best friend... they stole her truck with her baby in it... please hurry up."

Police are questioning Josiah Shaw's father about the deadly carjacking. They took him into custody on an outstanding warrant. No charges have been filed.

Listen to the 911 call Shaw's friend made after the shooting.

Listen to a 911 call from a neighbor

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