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The frantic 911 call placed by Jovan Belcher's mother after the NFL player's girlfriend was shot Saturday has been released, and is not for the faint of heart.

Belcher's mother begged her son's dying girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, to stay alive while pleading for an ambulance shortly after the athlete shot her.

"She's still breathing but please hurry," a distraught Cheryl Shepherd says on the recording of her 911 call with Kansas City emergency dispatchers.

"I don't know how he (inaudible), they were arguing, please hurry."

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NBC Sports' Bob Costas used his halftime segment during last night's Eagles-Cowboys game to advocate for gun control following the murder-suicide of Jovan Belcher.

The Kansas City Chiefs linebacker killed himself and girlfriend Kasandra Perkins, shocking the NFL world Saturday. Costas weighed in on the tragedy Sunday:

In a segment about 90 seconds long, Costas began by mocking the sports cliche about how "this really puts it all in perspective," then became even more pointed.

He paraphrased and quoted extensively from a piece by Fox Sports' Jason Whitlock:

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A day after the tragedy that took the lives of Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins - in a murder/suicide committed by the former, a linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs - new information has come out regarding this couple's relationship.

In a phone interview today, Angela Perkins, the victim's cousin, said Belcher and Kasandra had "been having a lot of problems" and "weren't getting along for quite a while."

They were reportedly arguing in the hour leading up to Belcher shooting his girlfriend multiple times.

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Angelia cited the couple's newborn daughter as a source of "strain" for the twosome, adding:

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Jovan Belcher, a linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs, was at the center of a horrific tragedy this morning.

According to local authorities, Belcher, 25, shot and killed his on-again/off-again girlfriend (Kasandra Perkins, who gave birth to the couple's first child three months ago) in her home around 8 a.m. and then drove to the Arrowhead Stadium complex where the Chiefs play home games.

In front of team personnel (including GM Scott Piloi and Coach Romeo Crennel) who tried to calm him down in the parking lot, Belcher then shot himself in the head.

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Police spokesman Darin Snapp says authorities received a 911 call from the mother of Belcher's victim, alerting them to the incident at her daughter's residence.

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