LITTLETON, Colorado – A man playing a video game goes from playing police officer to having real SWAT officers arrest him after a prank 911 call lead to a big police response. The man was playing online and the whole incident when out live over the internet.
“The caller stated that he had just shot multiple people, multiple co-workers, at his office building over here,” Littleton police chief Doug Stephens told KDVR.com.
This video does contain NSFW language.
Police said it appeared the incident was a hoax that targeted a group of online gamers live streaming from the Colorado office complex.
“There’s a somewhat, not really common, prank that happens,” Daniel Gidlow, part of a group streaming gamers, said. “While we’re live streaming to thousands of people, somebody calls the cops.”
Video of the incident was posted on YouTube.