A week after fatally Tasering Israel Hernandez, Miami Beach Police have released the 911 tape of the teenager's arrest. The 14-minute-long tape begins on August 6 at 5:13 with a westbound foot-chase on 74th Street near Collins Avenue. Multiple cops then call in sightings of Hernandez, who is described as a "six-foot-one[-inch] mulatto male wearing a cream-colored shirt." Half way through the recording, an officer suddenly announces that "he's in custody."
Less than half a minute later, however, a cop notices something is wrong with Hernandez. "Hey, you alright?" the officer asks. Moments later, another officer tells the 911 dispatcher that the teenager appears to be having a seizure.
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The tape reveals that Hernandez was running from cops for a good seven minutes before he was caught. At one point (around 3:55), one officer wonders if the teenager escaped into the ocean.
Two minutes later (around 5:50), another cop says: "We're not gonna be bringing dogs out for this. We're gonna be looking to see if we find him. He's probably hiding out somewhere."
Roughly a minute later, cops suddenly announce they've caught Hernandez. There is no mention of Tasering the teen.
Thirty seconds later, however, a cop notices something is wrong. "Hey, you alright," one officer says.
"We don't know if the guy is having a seizure," a cop says before calling for an ambulance. "He is breathing."
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Rescue workers arrive roughly four minutes later, after initially reporting to an address one block away.
Towards the end of the tape, cops refer to the situation as a "cardiac arrest."