Singer Ann Marie screams 'I love you' to victim in hysterical 911 call as she's arrested after man was shot in the head

SINGER Ann Marie's hysterical 911 call has been released after she was arrested following a man's shooting.

The R&B star, 25, can be heard screaming, "I love you," and "please, somebody help me," after Jonathan Wright, 24, was shot in the head in Atlanta.

Ann Marie made the frantic call – which was obtained by TMZ – after Jonathan was shot and left in a critical condition

She can be heard telling the operator it was an "accident" while screaming and crying.

The singer repeatedly says, "I love you," to the victim as the dispatcher tries to calm her down.

When asked what happened, Ann Marie appears to say: "The gun was on the [indistinct] and I tried to grab my towel and it went off."


In the police report obtained by The Sun, police found Jonathan with a gunshot wound to the head in a room at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel on December 1.

He was "somewhat responsive" and was able to answer questions for cops.

An officer noted the victim "appeared to be going in and out of consciousness" and had "lost a lot of blood."

Ann Marie, whose real name is Joann Slater, was "outside of the hallway on the floor in hysterics."


The report continued: "The witness appeared to be upset but there were no visible tears coming from her eyes. The witness was also in a white bathrobe with no other clothing underneath."

According to authorities, the artist "stated that a gun fell off a table in the hotel room, which caused the gun to go off hitting the victim, Mr Jonathon Wright.

"The witnesses stated numerous times that the gun fell off the
table and then the gun went off. Ms Slater also continued asking if the victim was ok or dead."

Ann Marie, who is best known for her song Secret, featuring YK Osiris, allegedly told officers she and Jonathan have known each other a long time and "grew up" together, adding that they were in Atlanta visiting from Chicago. 

Jonathan was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Ann Marie was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm during commission of a felony and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

She's currently being held at the Fulton County Jail without bail and has no upcoming court date scheduled.

The Sun can confirm from Fulton County Court that her attorney filed a motion for Ann Marie to receive bond on December 7.

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