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Bismarck police respond to ‘swatting’ call

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Fake emergency call(KFYR)
Published: Jan. 8, 2021 at 1:45 PM CST
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - Tense moments in downtown Bismarck after police received a swatting call or fake emergency call to another person’s address.

Bismarck police said just after 10:30 Thursday night, a younger person told 911 dispatchers they had hurt someone and planned to shoot police if they responded.

Police set up a perimeter and checked with neighbors, but no one was ever in danger. No suspects were identified or arrests have been made at this time.

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