Excerpts of the 911 call received Tuesday night by Paterson police after being transferred from state police, as transcribed by The Associated Press.

Dispatcher: Jessica? What's the problem there?

Jessica: Huh?

Dispatcher: What's going on at your home, Jessica?

Jessica: My mommy got hit.

Dispatcher: Your mommy got hit?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: What did she get hit with? Who did it? Do you know who did that?

Jessica: No.

Dispatcher: Whose telephone are you using?

Jessica: House phone.

Dispatcher: What's your phone number?

Jessica: 973 ... I forgot.

Dispatcher: What floor are you on?

Jessica: First.

Dispatcher: What color is your house?

Jessica: White.

Dispatcher: It's a white house?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: OK, are you home by yourself, or is it just you and your mom?

Jessica: Me and my mom.

Dispatcher: Is your mom breathing?

Jessica: No. I have to go.

Dispatcher: Jessica, I need you to stay on the phone with me.

Jessica: Uh-huh.

Dispatcher: Jessica, what street is your house off of? What street is your house near? I know it's on Sparrow Street, but do you see another street sign?

Jessica: No. I wanna go.

Dispatcher: Jessica, I need you to stay on the phone. I have to get help for your mommy ... Tell me what happened.

Jessica: I was sleeping.

Dispatcher: You were sleeping? What happened when you woke up?

Jessica: I saw my mommy ... I have to go.

Dispatcher: Jessie, I need you to stay on the phone with me until the police and ambulance get there. Are you gonna open the door for the police officer?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: How old are you, Jessica?

Jessica: Four.

Dispatcher: You're 4 years old? Do you go to school?

Jessica: No.

Dispatcher: You don't go to school? You don't go to day care or anything like that?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: You do? What's the name of the school?

Jessica: I don't know.

Dispatcher: You don't know the name of the school? You know your teacher's name?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: What's your teacher's name?

Jessica: Miss Winter.

Dispatcher: Miss Winter? Do you like her?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: You do? What's your favorite thing to do in school, Jessica?

Jessica: A-B-Cs.

Dispatcher: Your A-B-Cs? Do you know your A-B-Cs?

Jessica: Yes.

Dispatcher: Can I hear them?

Jessica (sings the alphabet song).

Dispatcher: Very good! That was really good!

Jessica: I could go?

Dispatcher: No, sweetheart. I need you to stay on the phone with me until the police get there, OK?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: Is your mommy bleeding a lot? No one came in the house?

Jessica: I don't know. ... I wanna go.

Dispatcher: No, Jessie. I need you to stay on the phone with me, OK?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: I know you're tired, sweetie. But I need you to stay on the phone with me. I need your help, OK? For your mommy. Are you near a store or anything like that?

Jessica: Yeah.

Dispatcher: What's the name of the store that your home is by?

Jessica: They sell candy.

Dispatcher: Do you know the name of the candy store?

(A click is heard and the line goes dead.)