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Heavily Armed Officers Storm Home Of Teenage Fortnite Champion After Hoax Call | NBC Nightly News



Pennsylvania Police say heavily armed officers stormed the home after they received an emergency call that his parents were in distress. But the call was a hoax, and the teen — who recently won millions of dollars for winning a video game competition — was being targeted in a swatting attack.
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15 comments

  1. Sad day when Someone can make a false call and the Militarized police force shows up with Battering rams,Tanks and a ton of deadly weapons…..Police in America are out of control….Dirtbags

  2. Swatting is stupid. The call can be traced

  3. That swat call is an attempt of murder.

  4. Let all minoritie cops raid homes of white supremacist that should make them feel better on "both sides " .

  5. Killing games are messing up kids minds.

  6. Playing a game killing people and now he's rich?

    What ever happened to Pacman?

    Do you have any idea how many times someone has called the Police on me and I get locked up?
    We need Police reform!

  7. Its a tactic to throw off gamer from playing. For the winner to lose. AT ANY COST. Maybe a deal between 2 or more other players betting real money and was losing. Do the shift.

  8. Given the state of American Police, shouldn't this be investigated as an attempted murder?

  9. the police are psychotic, NBC explains this to you. Calling the police on someone should be a form of attempted murder.

  10. Once again today no news HEY NBC. YOU’RE NEGLIGENT! YOU TALK ABOUT PEOPLE MISBEHAVING AND DOING WRONG BUT YOU’RE STAFF CANNOT EVEN REMEMBER TO POST THE NEWS HERE ON YOUR CHANNEL HOLDING VITAL INFORMATION FROM MILLIONS OF AMERICANS. AUG 9TH 2019 FULL BROADCAST WAS NEVER EVEN POSTED TO YOUR CHANNEL AND THIS HAPPENS VERY OFTEN, COMPLETELY MISSING BROADCAST. YOU DON’T CARE ABOUT AMERICA YOU ARE JUST A BUNCH OF HATE-MONGERS, HATE YOUR PRESIDENT, DON’T GO OUTSIDE OH AND YOU CANNOT WATCH OUR NEWS. YOU ARE NEGLIGENT. YOU ARE MORE GUILTY THAN TRUMP AND EVERY GUN IN EXISTENCE

  11. The call is from Europe and the Pennsylvania Police didn't know that? My cellphone is more high tech than the police department.

  12. 😎 prank on the newly rich geek. Gaming turning into reality. The price of fame.

  13. Stupid kids. Hope they get caught.

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