East Aurora Active Shooter ‘Swatting’ Prank
Swatting is defined by Wikipedia as:
Swatting is the harassment tactic of deceiving an emergency service (via such means as hoaxing an emergency services dispatcher) into sending a police and emergency service response team to another person's address. This is triggered by false reporting of a serious law enforcement emergency, such as a bomb threat, murder, hostage situation, or other alleged incident.
East Aurora had it's taste of this potentially dangerous and deadly type of prank, called Swatting, the other day when, according to News Sources,
A Kansas City Swatting Prank Turned Deadly:
A 12 Year-Old Swatting Victim Incident Caught on Camera: