Man accused of making fake 911 call about active shooter in 2017

Posted at 2:19 PM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 16:19:09-04

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) — A Grandview man was arrested Monday for allegedly calling 911 about a fake emergency in 2017, according to court records.

Morayonla Olubori Sholaja, 46, was charged in Johnson County District Court with one felony count of giving a false alarm, according to records.

Sholaja is accused of making a call to 911 about an active shooter situation in Overland Park on Nov. 7, 2017.

Overland Park police responded to a business in the 7200 block of West 135th Street in response to the call. Two nearby schools were placed on a precautionary soft lockdown.

Police did not find any evidence of an active shooter.

Sholaja is being held on a $50,000 bond.

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