An Ohio state representative was the latest conservative politician to be “swatted” when authorities showed up to his house Tuesday in response to a fake report of a shooting, authorities said.
Republican Kevin D. Miller, who represents part of the Buckeye State in the state House, said Sheriff deputies from Licking County arrived at his home shortly after 3 p.m. on a false report of a shooting.
“This ‘swatting incident’ put several lives at risk and was a huge waste of resources,” Miller said in social media posts.
“Special thanks for Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp and his team for their expeditious and professional response.”
The Post has reached out to Miller via a campaign email for comment.
Thorp, the sheriff, said in a text message to The Post that authorities quickly determined the call was a “swatting” incident. His office is working with state and federal…