Teen Has SWAT Team Sent Over to Rival's House as Revenge for Beating Him in Call of Duty

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Teen Has SWAT Team Sent Over to Rival's House as Revenge for Beating Him in Call of Duty
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About 3 p.m., the caller said his foe had killed his brother and mother, but cops arriving at the Long Beach address found his 17-year-old video game opponent playing "Call of Duty" in his own home, CBS 2 reported.

The perpetrator placed his emergency call using the Internet and could be anywhere across the globe. Investigators are trying to track down the call's origin.

False Alarm of the Day: LAPD Surrounds a Statue of Ghost from Call of Duty

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False Alarm of the Day: LAPD Surrounds a Statue of Ghost from Call of Duty
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Los Angeles Police Department officers found themselves in a rather awkward situation at the Robotoki video game developer studio after an employee accidentally hit their security system's "armed threat" panic button. The office just happened to have a life-sized statue of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 character Simon "Ghost" Riley on display by the entrance, armed with a menacing-looking mock assault rifle. When police arrived on the scene and noticed the gun-wielding figure, they immediately stormed the building in a tense 15-minute standoff. After realizing the effigy was not a threat, the police reportedly left the building while laughing at the absurd incident.