Sleeping Sacramento Family Surprised By Hoax ‘Swatting’ CallPolice are investigating a hoax emergency call that led to a massive tactical response on a sleeping family’s North Sacramento home early Friday morning.
Swatting Call Ties Up Police Resources In North SacramentoPolice swarmed a north Sacramento neighborhood on the report of a shooting Friday morning, only to find out it was a hoax.
Gamer Gets Prison Time Over A 'Swatting' Call That Led To A Man's DeathCasey S. Viner, 19, was one of three defendants in a case of "swatting" -- making a false report to send police somewhere -- that led Wichita police to erroneously shoot and kill 28-year-old Andrew Finch at his front door in December 2017.
Elk Grove Woman, 80, Falls Victim To ‘Swatting’Scary moments for an elderly woman living near Elk Grove. She says Sacramento County Deputies surrounded her home after receiving a call about a hostage situation.
Family Sues Cops Over Man's Death In Swatting HoaxThe unarmed 28-year-old man was shot by police responding to a California man's call with a fake story about a shooting and kidnapping at the home.
California Man Arrested For Swatting After Fatal Kansas Police ShootingPolice in Los Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a hoax emergency call that resulted in a SWAT police officer fatally shooting a man at the door of his own home in Kansas