Police respond to swatting call at Sen. Rick Scott’s home

Writer: Rachel Murphy
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Naples Police on scene in front of Rick Scott’s residence (CREDIT: UC Breaking News)

Police responded to a swatting call referring to U.S. Senator Rick Scott’s home in Naples.

According to the Naples Police Department, police received the call around 9 p.m. on Wednesday. The call stated a shooting occurred on the 3100 block of Gordon Drive.

Property records said the home once belonged to Scott, and WINK News later confirmed it was his house.

Officers confirmed that the events did not occur, and deemed the incident a swatting event. It remains an active and ongoing investigation.

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