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“Swatting” incident in Lancaster County

State Police are investigating a “Swatting” call incident in southern Lancaster County.  The victims were a couple living in a mobile home park in Providence Township.

A call was placed just before Noon reporting a man had shot his wife in the leg and was holding her hostage. This prompted a major response by State Police. Upon arrival on the scene it was quickly determined the allegation was false.

State Police are following several leads in their to determine person or persons responsible for the “Swatting” call. The person or persons responsible could be charged with Recklessly Endangering and False Alarms to Law


2 Comments to ““Swatting” incident in Lancaster County”

    Joe said:
    May 1, 2014 at 3:35 PM

    How brave! A possible non-life threatening incident calls out full combat troops, full auto weapons and armored vehicles. God help you if you don't cut your grass. Get some perspective, PSP.

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    May 1, 2014 at 6:28 PM

    Firearms discharge and "hostage" report seems life-threatening to me.

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