Miami Police Make Statement After Shots Reported at Lil Wayne's Home: Update

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Lil Wayne photographed in 2013.

UPDATE: Miami police confirmed the phone call about gunshots fired at Lil Wayne's residence was a hoax. 

On Wednesday afternoon, police descended upon the Miami Beach home of Lil Wayne after receiving a phone call alleging that shots were fired at his residence.

"At 12:40 in the afternoon we received a call on a non-emergency line. The individual advised us he had shot four people [at the residence] and requested police assistance. At this point we have not located any victims."

After Miami police surrounded the rapper's home for more than an hour, Ernesto Rodriquez -- a rep for Miami police -- made a brief statement to the media at the scene. "At 12:40 in the afternoon we received a call on a non-emergency line. The individual advised us he had shot four people [at the residence] and requested police assistance. At this point we have not located any victims."

Rodriguez specified that the SWAT team has not entered Wayne's residence. The Miami PD acknowledged that "swatting" -- making an emergency prank call to police -- is a possibility. 

Young Money tweeted that Lil Wayne is "okay" and was not at his home during "alleged events."

Young Money president Mack Maine tweeted this:

On Feb. 28, early Saturday morning, police investigated a report of a suspicious person sighted around Lil Wayne's house. It's unknown if that incident has any relation to the current alleged events. 


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