Reports of a shooting in Muleshoe Tuesday night turned out to be false.
Police Chief Gary McHone said the department received a report from an unknown caller around 11 p.m. Tuesday about a possible shooting. The police department set out to investigate. The Police Department, along with the Department of Public Safety and the Bailey County Sheriff’s Office, searched around the city and monitored throughout the night but found nothing.
The call is believed to have been made by a spoof number. Further investigation revealed similar calls have been reported around the country, according to Chief McHone.
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