Authorities probe apparent swatting incident at State House Annex

State police say troopers were alerted to a threat of a shooting there around 2:39 p.m. A shelter-in-place was put in effect but was lifted after a search determined there was no danger.

News 12 Staff

Mar 2, 2024, 5:26 PM

Updated 40 days ago

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The New Jersey State House Annex in Mercer County became the target of an apparent swatting incident on Friday.
State police say troopers were alerted to a threat of a shooting there around 2:39 p.m. A shelter-in-place was put in effect but was lifted after a search determined there was no danger.
The State House Annex was then evacuated, according to authorities.
Following a preliminary investigation, police said the event appeared to be a swatting incident. No other details have been released.


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