December 11, 2018, at approximately 5:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were
dispatched to an address in the 17600 block of Dawn Court, Warren Township, for
a report of a man threatening to shoot his wife.
County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and established a perimeter around the
house. They successfully made contact with the occupants of the home, and
a man and woman exited the residence. Through an interview with both
individuals, Sheriff’s Deputies learned there was no domestic incident and no
indication there was going to be a shooting or acts of violence.
Deputies determined this was a “swatting” incident and further investigation
revealed a likely source.
incident remains under investigation.