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Farmington police investigate false report of shooter

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Farmington police are investigating a false report of a shooter at a business in town.

According to police, around 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, officials received a call from the Hartford office of the FBI regarding an active shooter situation at a United Technologies property on Farm Springs Road.

Officials say the call originated from an out-of-state tip line in the Washington D.C. area.

Farmington police responded to the scene and found the report to be false.

Anyone with information on the call is asked to contact Farmington police at 860-675-2400.

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