PANORAMA CITY: Swatting Incident

Around 2020, LAPD responded to 15238 Burton street for reports of a man with a gun, with a possible assault in progress, with a specific suspect named. LAFD was also dispatched to a shooting at the same address. LAPD units surrounded the house, and had residents extracted at gunpoint. Per LAPD, this is a possible swatting incident. There was no evidence of an ADW or a shooting at this location. Per LAPD Radio traffic, the suspect who was accused of having a weapon and attempting to assault a victim with the shotgun, was involved in an incident in 2017, in which a homicidal threat was made by the subject while playing the online game Minecraft. LAPD Mission Division and LAPD Major Crimes are handling this incident.