Chapel Hill Police arrested Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar, 22, minutes after a Jeep hit several students on University of North Carolina's Chapel Hill's campus Friday, March 3. The university released a four-minute recording Monday of the 911 call that followed. Source Charlotte.com. See .
Caller: Uh, yes, sir, I just hit several people with a vehicle, and, uh…
Dispatcher: OK, you, sir, you just said you hit several people with a vehicle?
Caller: Yes, sir, and right now…
Dispatcher: Sir, tell me where this happened at.
Caller: On campus at The Pit, and right now I'm standing and you can come arrest me.
Dispatcher: Hold on, sir. Sir, listen to me for a minute. What is your name?
Caller: Mohammed Taheri-azar…
Dispatcher: And why did you do this?
Caller: I wrote it all. I explained it in a one-page letter. It's in my bedroom in University Commons apartment D — like David — 34. And I don't have any weapons or anything on me. You can just come and arrest me now….
Dispatcher: Do you know about how many people you hit?
Caller: Maybe, like, 15 people … less … maybe less.
Dispatcher: I understand that you told me that the reason you did this is in your bedroom, but can you tell me why you did this?
Caller: It really is to punish the government of the United States for their actions around the world.
Dispatcher: So you did this to punish the government?
Caller: Yes sir….
Dispatcher: I just want you to put the phone down and I want you to put your hands up so they can see you and they'll know you don't have any weapons, OK?
Caller: OK. I'll put this phone on the hood.
Dispatcher: OK, sir.