Southampton police: Call reporting shooting at Anderson Cooper's Quiogue home a prank

Officials say a SWAT team rushed to Cooper's Hamptons house last month after receiving a call reporting a shooting. The New York Post reports the

The story of the shooting was not true, and Cooper was not home at the time of the incident.

The story of the shooting was not true, and Cooper was not home at the time of the incident. (5/7/13)

QUIOGUE - CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has become the latest victim of the "swatting" craze.

Officials say a SWAT team rushed to Cooper's Hamptons house last month after receiving a call reporting a shooting. The New York Post reports the caller told Southampton police that a woman had been shot at Cooper's home.

The story of the shooting was not true, and Cooper was not home at the time of the incident.

Police are still searching for the person behind the call.

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