After Tom Cruise, the Kardashians have just become the latest victims of a swatting prank. Someone called the police to say shots were heard inside the house, where multiple armed assailants had taken several hostages.As one can imagine, police had the entire street locked down in a matter of minutes.
TMZ reports that the call came from someone claiming to be making it from inside a closet where they’d hidden when the armed assailants broke into the house.
The caller said shots had been heard.
“Sources tell us police came in force to the Hidden Hills residence – several helicopters and cops on the ground with machine guns and other weapons. We're told there were at least 15 officers on site, who locked down the entire street,” the celebrity publication writes.
Kris and Bruce Jenner, as well as daughters Kylie and Kendall were at home and had to evacuate while police conducted searches. Video of them outside their home is below.
“Law enforcement tells us the 911 caller gave an address near the Kardashian house, but cops believe the target was the Kardashian home and they went to Kris' door and told her they got a call someone was hiding in her closet,” TMZ further writes.
After police left, Kris called her daughter Kim to let her know what just happened, and she took to Twitter to plead with whoever was behind these pranks to stop it.
“Just got a call from my mom telling me about this prank call that someone was shot in their home & 15 swat team & 3 helicopters showed up!” she wrote, understandably upset.
“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!” Kim added.
Police are now investigating to identify the mystery caller.