What is Swatting? Kim Kardashian Gets It Again...

According to US Magazine, police today responded to a swatting call at Kim Kardashian's house.

At a little before noon Pacific time, police went to Kim Kardashian's house after a call was made -- purporting to be from someone in the house -- saying that shots had been fired.

SoCalScanner first reported that there was a call-in about a home invasion that turned out to be at Kardashian's house.

According to their report, the LAPD was on Hot Prowl, and sent air units and several cars to the scene. Within minutes, however, it was surmised that this may be a swatting call.

Here's the call information:

It appears that the caller hung up the phone as the police arrived at the scene, signaling that the call was not real.

What is Swatting? What happened to Kim Kardashian?

According to the report, it was quickly determined that the call was swatting, and there was no need to forcefully enter the house.

Swatting is making prank calls to police officers, saying that something is happening at a location, when it is not. This has happened to Kim Kardashian more than once.

In 2013, there was a similar incident at Kris Jenner's house.

At the time, Kardashian wrote: "These prank calls are NOT funny! People can get arrested for this! I hope they find out who is behind this. Its dangerous & not a joke!"

There has not yet been any kind of statement from Kim Kardashian, or Kanye West about the incident.

Suffice it to say that they are probably upset. Swatting is highly dangerous and illegal, and those who commit the crime are often found relatively quickly.

Hopefully the perpetrator in this case will be found.

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