UPDATE (4:40 PM): Gulf Shores Police said the shooting calls they and other agencies were brought to at the Gulf State Park lodge were a prank.
Police said it was a “slap” prank. “Swatting” is when someone reports a false emergency to force law enforcement, especially her SWAT team, to respond.
Gulf Shores, Alabama (WKRGMore) — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office said it had received a call about a possible shooting at a lodge in Gulf State Park.The BCSO said the call was a possible prank.
The BCSO said Gulf Shores Police, Gulf Shores Fire, and sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene but found nothing.
This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 is working to collect more information. We will update this story as more information becomes available.
https://www.wkrg.com/baldwin-county/baldwin-co-sheriff-says-shooting-call-at-the-lodge-at-gulf-state-park-could-be-a-prank/ UPDATE: Gulf Shores police say shooting call was a prank