New Baltimore-Chesterfield Township ‘Swatting’
Chesterfield Twp, Mi: A deadly game played out in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 12 2019 in Chesterfield Township, Michigan.
At 2:46AM Chesterfield PD, New Baltimore PD/FD & Michigan State Police responded to reports of a shooting at a New Baltimore residence in the area of Molenda Rd & 24 Mile Rd.
The caller reported that he had an argument with his mother, shot her 4 times in the head and was preparing to do the same to his 7 year old sister.
Of course, it wasn’t real, someone decided to play a game which could have easily killed someone and has killed someone in similar circumstances.
Below is dispatch audio of this mornings incident in Chesterfield Twp, submitted by a follower to our Facebook Page.
Chesterfield Township ‘Swatting’ Dispatch Audio
Filing a false report is a misdemeanor in the State of Michigan, but if injuries occur because of that false report, it’s a felony.
Michigan Penal Code 750.411a (4) (d): If the false report results in a response to address the reported crime and a person is killed as a proximate result of lawful conduct arising out of that response, the person responsible for the false report is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 15 years or a fine of not less than $25,000.00 or more than $50,000.00, or both.
The residence in question had a previous incident of ‘swatting’ in December of last year. In that incident, a person named ‘Jenna’ reported that ‘her father had shot her brother’.