Expert says increase in technology could lead to more swatting calls

SHARONVILLE, Ohio — America’s fascination with having more technology available at your fingertips could be leading to something many never expected.

“Sadly all this technology that brings all this convenience and benefit to society can be used by bad people to do these kind of things,” cybersecurity expert Dave Hatter said.

Eight Ohio schools were swatted Friday, including Princeton High School. A 911 caller told dispatch an active shooter was inside the school and had injured 10 students.

“They came to our classroom. Next to our classroom. He opened fire on the students. 10 students got injured next to our