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911 dispatch "error" made shortly after Markel shooting

Toronto-born law professor died later in hospital from gunshot wound to the head

A Florida dispatch centre acknowledges an "error" was made shortly after a Toronto-born law professor was shot in his car in his garage.

The dispatch supervisor says a Tallahassee 911 operator failed to initially tell police that Daniel Markel had actually been shot.
   
It was 19 minutes before help arrived after a neighbour made the emergency call. Markel died later in hospital.

Police believe Markel was the intended target of the shooting. The investigation continues.

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