Plies nearly got sprayed with a real shotgun on his music video set — but lucky for him, a 911 operator convinced an armed passerby to let cops handle what he wrongly thought was a hostage situation.

We got the 911 call made by the guy who mistook Plies’ rap music video shoot for an armed standoff between a “white boy” and a bunch of black guys “with dreadlocks” and guns.

You gotta hear the terrified caller yelling, “They gonna shoot this white boy!” … right before offering to intervene with his own loaded shotgun!

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