LORAIN, Ohio - Tiffany Morland said it wasn't supposed to turn out like this.
Morland and her 12-year-old nephew are now facing false alarm charges after a April Fools' Day joke went wrong.
The two planned to prank Morland's mother, who was working at the time. The nephew phoned his grandmother and told her his mom had been shot. Before he could utter the critical "April fools" phrase, the grandmother hung up and called 911.
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Numerous Lorain police units swarmed the family home with guns drawn before the prank could be explained.
Lorain Police Sgt. Mark Carpentiere was the first officer on scene and said it was a dangerous situation. Carpentiere cited both Morland and her juvenile nephew.
NewsChannel5 obtained the frantic 911 calls made by the grandmother. Morland said she is remorseful for the whole incident and will not participate in April fools jokes in the future.
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