Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Says She Was Swatted After Fake 911 Call

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Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was the victim of a fake 911 call in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the Rome Police Department told the Daily Caller.

Swatting is a form of harassment where individuals make fake emergency calls to law enforcement that result in an armed emergency response to the victim’s location.

Police said they received a 911 call at 1:03 a.m. claiming someone had been shot multiple times at an address they later discovered to be Greene’s home. Greene assured law enforcement there was no such issue. They then received a second call from a computer-generated voice saying the individual calling was upset about Greene’s opinions on transgender young people.

“Last night, I was swatted just after 1 am,” Greene wrote on Twitter.

“I can’t express enough gratitude to my local law enforcement here in Rome, Floyd County,” she added. (RELATED: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Beats Back Primary Challengers In Deep Red District)

“The Rome Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is working in conjunction with the Capital Police on this investigation,” police told the Daily Caller.