The creator of the "Damn Daniel" viral phenomenon was rudely awakened Tuesday morning when cops surrounded his Southern California home in response to a false 911 call.
A caller reported that the teen who produced the viral video shot his mom with an AK-47, according to TMZ. It was a bad hoax, the kind police call Swatting.
It's not the first time "Damn Daniel" has been the target of a hoax. Read: Hoax Alert: 'Damn Daniel' Teen NOT Hospitalized After Being Beaten And Robbed For His White Vans
Damn Daniel pic.twitter.com/Va10hmpePO-- josh (@josholzz) February 16, 2016