"******* coons" on his call to 911 might be indicative.
Assuming, for the sake of argument,
that he said that, there remains no evidence that he later
initiated a physical battle with decedent.
I remember in the 1990s, I was in an elevator
when about 8 male blacks appearing to be
in their late teens of early 20s got on, as a group.
One of them was furious, addressing the others
with very intense rage
. He loudly
of the abuses of an absent individual described by him,
as "that damn nigger
!!!". Within about a minute,
he re-iterated his description of the offender about 7 times.
There were no objections from his fellows on that elevator.
voice sounded a great deal more hostile
than that of Mr. Z in the 911 tape, whose voice sounds calm to me.
He does not sound emotional.
It hardly seems likely that when he spoke on that tape,
he had plans of killing the individual that he was reporting to police.
If he KNEW
that police were approaching, it seems unlikely
that he 'd wanna commit a murder b4 thay arrive, and welcome them with a bloody