TV anchor Wolf Blitzer becomes latest target of 'swatting' hoax - KMSP-TV

TV anchor Wolf Blitzer becomes latest target of 'swatting' hoax

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Wolf Blitzer (CNN) Wolf Blitzer (CNN)
WASHINGTON -

CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer has joined a growing list of people in the public eye who are being targeted in swatting pranks.

On Saturday evening, Montgomery County Police received an emergency message stating someone at the Blitzer home in Bethesda, Md., had been shot.

Officers arrived, but a dispatch supervisor called CNN and determined it was a hoax.

There is no comment from Blitzer Monday evening.

This comes on the heels of several celebrity pranks in Los Angeles targeting music artists such as Justin Timberlake, Rihanna and Selena Gomez.

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