12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 — The Palo Alto police briefly detained a Facebook cyber-security executive Tuesday night (Jan. 8) after a prankster impersonated him in a 911 call, claiming to have shot his wife, tied up his kids and to have put “pipe bombs all over the place.”

https://padailypost.com/2019/01/08/police-get-report-of-a-shooting-only-to-find-out-it-was-a-prank/