Police have officially declared this incident a swatting, writing on Twitter, “MBPD handles all calls of this nature in a serious manner . In this case it appears to have be a hoax @ #LiLWaynes home . #Swatting”
11:35 AM PT — Wayne posted a photo minutes ago from a recording studio. Meanwhile, Miami Beach PD have cleared the perimeter of the home and tweeted they believe “swatting” is a possibility.
11:00 AM PT — Young Money just tweeted, “Wayne is okay. Wasn’t home during alleged events.”update_grey_gray_barPolice are rushing to Lil Wayne’s Miami Beach mansion after someone called the cops and said they intended to start a firefight with officers. The person claimed 4 people had already been shot.
Miami PD raced to the home on ritzy La Gorce Island … and have set up a perimeter.
The bizarre report comes 11 days after police raced to the home to check on a report of a suspicious person lurking outside the home. Cops let the guy go because when they arrived he was on public property.
As for today’s incident … we’re told Wayne is in Miami but is not at home.
Police now believe this might be a case of “swatting” … where someone places a prank emergency call in order to prompt a full force response from cops.
Story developing …