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Man allegedly calls 911 with fake murder report for faster response from Texas police

Published 11/11/2009, The Associated Press

TYLER, Texas - Police said an East Texas man has outsmarted himself in trying to get a quicker response from officers to an alleged assault. Tyler police said 38-year-old Mark Anthony Johnson called 911 on Monday night and reported that he'd just committed a homicide and was armed with a weapon.

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