Miley Cyrus' Home Swarmed By Police After Prank Kidnapping & Shooting Call

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Miley Cyrus is seen in West Hollywood on April 27, 2012  -- Getty Premium
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Miley Cyrus was the subject of a hoax when police descended on her Los Angeles area home on Wednesday night after receiving a call that someone has been shot and kidnapped.

"We responded to a call of a kidnapping in progress, one person shot, at an address on Amanda Drive," a North Hollywood Police Department spokesperson told "Good Morning America."

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Police descended on the star's residence with guns drawn, but determined it was a false alarm and no one was home.

Authorities said the incident could be another "Swatting" prank, where a fake call is made in order to get the police (or a SWAT team) to bust down someone's door.

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"It's not just bad, it is a crime," a police officer told "GMA". "And if we find out who it is, we will arrest them and prosecute them."

Early Thursday morning, Miley Tweeted, "i don't sleep".

-- Jesse Spero

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