Georgia Police Investigating Swatting Incident After Call Claimed Someone Was Shot at Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Home

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Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is at the center of a possible “swatting” incident after police in Rome, Georgia, received reports of someone being shot at her home.

Police were alerted to possible danger at the private residence by the Congresswoman overnight.

The New York Post offers more information:

Burnett said that Marjorie Taylor Greene was found by officers when they responded to her phone call. “She assured the officers there was no issue and the call was determined to be a false call commonly known as ‘swatting.’”

The suspect, who was speaking through a computer-generated voice, then called back and said they were “upset about Mrs. Greene’s political view on transgender youth rights,” police said.

Burnett said the incident remains an active investigation.

According to a police investigation, the incident took place at 1:01 AM. Rome Police officers were dispatched to Greene’s home. Greene, however, claimed that nothing was going on and requested a “keep-watch” at her house.

The FBI and law enforcement have condemned “swatting”. Sometimes, it can lead to injury or even death when law enforcement is called in to investigate dangerous situations.

Conservatives have also been affected by this practice over the past decade, when they wrote articles that upset climate and progressive activists However, “swatting” members in Congress is a new practice that puts more pressure on law enforcement agencies to find the culprit.