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Seattle Police Release 911 Tapes In Fatal Double Shooting

SEATTLE (AP) - Police say a person inside a Seattle cafe where a gunman went on a deadly rampage threw stools at the assailant and saved people's lives.

Four people were slain when Ian Lee Stawicki started shooting Wednesday morning inside Cafe Racer.

At a news conference Thursday, Assistant Police Chief Jim Pugel says a man sitting next to Stawicki was a "hero" because he threw stools at the gunman when he stood up and opened fire. Several people were able to flee the cafe during this time.

The man who confronted Stawicki survived the shootings. Police say Stawicki used two .45 caliber handguns during the attack.

Stawicki killed himself later Wednesday as police closed in on him.

The Seattle Police department today released audio of 911 calls made during Wednesday's shooting rampage. You can listen to the audio clips here

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