Family of Stoneman Douglas student advocate David Hogg 'swatted' at home

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The family of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg was "swatted" Tuesday morning, causing police to respond to their Parkland home.
A call came into the Broward Sheriff's Office claiming a hostage situation at the home. 
Coral Springs Fire Rescue arrived at the scene to find there was no hostage situation and the call was a prank.
Hogg was not home at the time of the incident and is currently in Washington, DC with his mother to accept the RFK Human Rights award.
In a phone call with Local 10, Hogg reacted to the massive police presence at his home following the prank call. 
"I think it's really a distraction from what we're trying to fix here," Hogg told Liane Morejon. "Which is the massive gun violence epidemic in this country."
Sky 10 was over the home as units were staged outside as a precaution. BSO responded with multiple crews and a police helicopter.
Swatting is the action of making a prank emergency call to bring about a response of armed law enforcement officers.
Since the shootings at Stoneman Douglas, Hogg has been a prominent advocate for gun safety. However, Hogg has been a lightning rod for controversy as some do not approve of his methods, such as holding a "die in" at a Coral Springs Publix last week.

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