Lil Wayne House Shooting Call Was A “Hoax,” Says Miami Beach Police
Police raced to the Miami Beach home of Lil Wayne on Wednesday after receiving a call claiming four people had been shot at the residence. From the beginning, there were questions as to whether anyone was actually shot and hurt. Now the Miami Police are saying what Gossip Cop had suspected. It was another case of swatting.
Cops responded to the scene on La Gorce Island, the opulent setting for the rapper’s mansion, and set up a perimeter as the situation was being investigated. Lil Wayne is in a Miami record studio, but was NOT at home at the time of the call, Young Money has confirmed on Twitter. According to local reports, no emergency vehicles were at the scene, nor did the police take any victims from the house. Also, the call went to a non-emergency number rather than 911.
There was no evidence of actual violence before the police entered the home. But the cops did there job, and determined it was a hoax. Shortly afterwards, the Miami Beach Police Department tweeted, “MBPD handles all calls of this nature in a serious manner. In this case it appears to have be a hoax @ #LiLWaynes home. #Swatting.”