Shannen Doherty Calls 911 to Help Suicidal Twitter Fan

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Shannen Doherty placed a 911 call from her home in Los Angeles to Westhampton, N.J., last month in the hopes of helping a possibly suicidal fan on Twitter.

Doherty acknowledged right away the bizarre nature of her 911 call:

"This is going to sound incredibly strange," Doherty said. "My name is Shannon Doherty, and I'm an actress and there is a girl who is threatening to shoot herself."

Doherty explained to the dispatcher that "sadly" she is on Twitter, where one of her fans, an unnamed 27-year-old woman, had sent her direct, suicidal messages.

Shannen had to call her or she would die, the woman claimed.

"I'm completely untrained to deal with somebody threatening suicide," Doherty admits. "It's been an undoing thing and my security guys told me to block her."

"She's aggressive and does very erratic things ... I felt bad for her to be honest."

After getting the full rundown on the increasingly common situation, the 911 dispatcher, naturally, couldn't help but gush just a little over the famous caller.

"All my coworkers can't believe I'm on the phone with you!" the operator admitted.

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