MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Police have responded to a report of four people shot at the Miami Beach home of rapper Lil Wayne on Wednesday, However, police say no gunman or victims were found at Lil Wayne's home and the call was unfounded. Police say the report was an apparent hoax.
Miami Beach police tweeted the following: "MBPD handles all calls of this nature in a serious manner . In this case it appears to have be a hoax @ #LiLWaynes home . #Swatting"
Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez says police units responded Wednesday after an unknown person called on a police non-emergency line at 12:40 p.m. to say four people had been shot at the waterfront home on an exclusive island.
It was unclear whether Lil Wayne - whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter - was home at the time.
Property records show the eight-bedroom, 10-bath home was most recently assessed at $9.4 million